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Tagged With: Mt. Apo

Mt.Apo in AMCI’s 35 Peaks

This years Ayala Mountaineering Club Inc. (AMCI)  climb to Mt. Apo is a historical one for the group for they include it to the thirty five 35peaks to be climbed by the group on  August 18-20, 2018 as part of their 35year anniversary celebration.   The climb started with a briefing of the group the … Continue reading »

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My Mt. Apo Encounter at ’68

Hiking in and around my neck of the woods is something I do 3-4 times weekly if not more depending on the weather. Apart from this, I have hiked part of the Lycian Way & Babadag mountain in Turkey, the Palestinian desert, Camino de Santiago and in my own province, I have hiked the Juan de … Continue reading »

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Mt. Apo’s Oldest Foreign Conqueror

In the past ten years, mtapoadventures.com has brought people to Mt. Apo from all walks of life—of different nationalities, newbies and experienced trekkers alike, and people from all ages. This year, we made a new record. Ronald Candray, 76, summited Mt. Apo last February 11,2018 making him the oldest foreigner to climb via Sta. Cruz … Continue reading »

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Mt. Apo Traverse Climb @ 77…

Last March 30 2017, Mr. Tony Olarte, 67, a former guest who did his first climb to Mt.Apo with us last April 2014, made a call asking me to organize a climb for his group of 4 trekkers to do a traverse climb to Mt. Apo. Without hesitation I gave him the costing and climb … Continue reading »

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First Time’s Always Exciting!

I always reminisce my first time experiences. What is it? Where did it happen? How was the experience? And it always boils down to one thing, the desire of doing such. J Well, everyone has their own versions of “things to do”, whether it be travelling around the world, pigging out at the most expensive … Continue reading »

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Trekking Adventures Offered

Since the closure of Mt.Apo since summer of 2016 due to the Forrest Fire that happened last March 24 this year mtapoadventures.com scouted some mountains to trek as alternative activity in the region. Below are some of the mountains that we offer for climbing(Click the photo for details): 1.Lake Holon Trekking   2.Mt Kitanglad-Dulang Traverse … Continue reading »

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Three Sister’s Journey to the Roof of the Philippines

Being the tallest mountain in the Philippines, Mt. Apo attracts hikers from all over. When I told my sisters I wanted to go, they immediately volunteered to go with me. I was actually surprised since they are not regular hikers, and Mt. Apo only happened to be the tallest mountain in the Philippines. But they … Continue reading »

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My Mt. Apo Journal

My heart is pounding fast. I could almost feel it going out from my ears. I am out of breath. Sweats dripping all over my body. I feel numb. My eyes blur that I need to blink it away. My legs tremble that I sometimes sway. I am walking but no longer thinking. Suddenly, I … Continue reading »

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Once Upon A Climb

April 9, 2015. We arrived at D’ Counter Inn where a night accommodation and free breakfast are included in the tour package. It’s just a few steps away from People’s Park of Davao City. Around 6:30 pm, we had the chance to meet our tour guide Albert Gabriel and had our briefing. First impression? He … Continue reading »

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Mt. Apo Scaled by Engineers from Holland,,,,

A group of young Engineers from Holland climb with us last February , 2015 which is our first time to be with most number of Dutch in one climb. The climb only took two days which we were able to camp in the 87 degrees camp site on day one and reach the summit of Mt. … Continue reading »

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