Monday, April 18, 2011

Mt. Pulag National Park

3rd Highest Peak in the Philippines
Ambangeg, Benguet

important notes (mt. pulag):
Mount Pulag is the third highest mountain in the Philippines. It is Luzon’s highest peak at 2,922 meters above sea level. The borders between the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao, and Nueva Vizcaya meet at the mountain's peak.
Because of its high elevation, the climate on Mount Pulag is temperate with rains predominating the whole year. Rainfall on the mountain averages 4,489 mm yearly with August being the wettest month with an average rainfall of 1,135 mm. Snow has not fallen on its top in at least the past 100 years.

ranger station

DENR admin office

babadak swamp (at the back of ranger station)

going to base camp

camp site no. 1

campsite no. 1

campsite no. 2

the group during 1st trek (2010)

the group during 1st trek (2010)

trailing the summit

trailing the summit

trailing the summit

Mountain elevation: 2,922 meters (9,555 ft)
Estimated trek distance to summit: 9km
Estimated time trekking from ranger station: 4 hours

anyways, i divided this wonderful journey into different set of posts to be more specific on its content;


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