A quick yet not-so-easy hike to one of the most popular peaks in the Sierra Madre range. It was 90 percent assault and the traverse was one of the most knee-killing things I've done in my life (and I'm staying this at a life stage where I am doing high-intensity interval training and some weights [...]
The journey itself will take no more than 30 minutes but that's if you can resist the urge to climb the big limestones and pose for pictures
Still from my Nepal notes. An anecdote that didn't make it to my final drafts. Mountaineers are not very superstitious people. At least not in the traditional way that other athletes are, with their lucky socks, best shoes, fortuitous days, or pre-game rituals. Henry, a longtime member of the UP Mountaineers, is telling me this, [...]
If you’re wondering where to go next, Nepal – home to 8 of the tallest peaks in the world – should be on top of your list. This South Asian country is a mountainous region that shares borders with China and India. Located in the Himalayan range, Nepal is the home of the mighty Mount [...]
Just last week I was a girl who has never ran more than 5k, never done a day hike, never gone trekking, and never climbed a single peak.
Trecking in the neck of Tinaga Island, Calaguas, Camarines Norte