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Tagged With: Trekking

#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Takao (Hachioji, Japan)

While Mount Fuji was the main course of the Japan Trip, Mount Takao was the appetizer. It was a feel good climb that was also a tour among temple and an appreciation of nature. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Ampucao – Sta Fe Trail (Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet)

It’s not an easy trail but as you struggle catching your breath climbing about 500 meters worth of elevation, you get mesmerized by the scenery that surrounds you. You get the Pine Tree rich trails that would keep you shaded on the early part. There’s the long ridge path that you’d love to run with a scenic backdrop of the mountains. There’s the Ampucao / Philex Ridge which gives you a panoramic view of the whole area. There’s Mount Ulap showcasing a lush green surface and about 1,858 MASl worth of natural attractions. It’s definitely a trail that will keep your eyes feasted with every struggling stride you make. Continue reading »

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#TaleofTheTrail Lion Rock (New Territories, Hong Kong)

Lion Rock is not the highest peak but it gives you a panoramic view of the Kowloon and Shatin Area. It just speak volumes on how Hong Kong has maintained a large forested area even as they progressed into a modern city. It gets its name as the rock at its peak is shaped like a lion overlooking the city. It’s gonna take your breath away with the climbs and with the view from the peak. Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Marami (Maragondon, Cavite)

When it comes to climbing mountains, it’s never easy as each assault humbles us and makes us in a better position to appreciate the beauty from the top. Mount Marami not only gives you the view of the neighboring mountains, it also gives you a seat (Silyang Bato) to serve as your throne as you’ve conquered your self in another tough terrain. Each breathless moment climbing Mount Marami is rewarded with a thousand-folds worth of magnificent views. Get the Chance to Trek Mount Marami in an Actual Race as the 1st Mount Marami – Silayang Bato 21 Km FKT Trail Run Challenge is happening on August 9, 2015 with 21 km, 14 km and 8 km Categories. #TaleOfTheTrail #Merrel #Capra #Suunto #Ambit 2S #BerghausPH #LiveForAdventure #RunnrPH #UnderArmourPh #2XU Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia)

Mountains are not meant to be conquered but by climbing it we conquer ourselves – our own limits, fears and inhibitions. The climb humbles as with its tough terrain that make us revisit our sanity, patience and perseverance. It also gives us a better appreciation of the beauty of nature at its raw form. Trekking Mt. Kinabalu’s 4,095 meters of elevation is really tough but each difficult step makes you stronger and in a better condition to reach and appreciate the out-of-this-world view from the top of Mt. Kinabalu. #TaleOfTheTrail Continue reading »

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Cordillera Great Traverse is Ready to Take Off #CGT2015

The Cordillera Administrative Region is rich in culture, heritage and natural attractions.  Cordillera Great Traverse has connected the trails of Abra, Kalinga, Apayao, Ifugao, Benguet, Mountain Province and Baguio City over the past few months.  It’s time to explore the Cordilleras in one great expedition that would show all the scenic trails, culture and heritage … Continue reading »

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#TaleOfTheTrail Mount Talamitam (Nasugbu, Batangas)

” Trekking Mountains is always a struggle. We get humbled by the ascent but it makes us stronger.  Run, Walk, Crawl, Rest until the summit is conquered. We came to realize that the best things in life are those we work hard for.  The summit gives you an appreciation of the mountain ranges surrounding the … Continue reading »

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Get Ready to Explore with the Cordilleras Great Traverse #CGT2015

The Cordillera Great Traverse (CGT) 2015 is an expedition which aims to establish the longest and the most scenic hiking/trekking destination in the Philippines by connecting the six provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Philippines. #CGT2015 Cordillera Great Traverse The Cordillera Great Traverse gives you about 400 kilometers of mountain passes, forests, rivers, waterfalls, … Continue reading »

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Climbing the 12 Peaks of Mount Batulao with Berghaus

“I came to Mount Batulao to test the Berghaus trail shoes but also ended up testing my character as the elevation of the climb and the scorching heat of the sun came into play.  Berghaus got to endure various surfaces from soft soil, to grassy lands, to technical climbs to rocky paths with the steep … Continue reading »

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