Cuenca News

  • Mt Maculot Christmas Expedition December 2016

    Mount Maculot Christmas Expedition last December 22, 2016 located in Cuenca, Batangas.

  • Mt Maculot Cuenca Batangas Dayhike

    Mt Maculot Cuenca Batangas Dayhike

    Mountain Name: Mt. Maculot or Mt. Macolod
    Location: Cuenca, Batangas
    Height: Summit (930 Masl). Rockies (706 Masl)
    Difficulty: 4/9
    Trail Class: 1-3
    Guide: Mandatory/Required

    Mt. Maculot is one of the several scenic mountains surrounding the province of Batangas and undeniably one where Taal Lake is most beautiful to be seen from. She has been a mystery to many for a very long time as talks about it being enchanted has spread quite frantically among locals instilling both fear and curiosity among visiting mountain enthusiasts. While several deaths in this mountain have been recorded in ...

  • A Dayhike To Mount Maculot

    Mount Maculot is a mountain located in the town of Cuenca in Batangas province, in the Philippines. This mountain is popular among mountain climbers and campers; it is the major tourist attraction of the municipality.

    This mountain is the easiest hike I've ever done but one of the most dangerous. Once you're at the top, there is an overlooking view of the Taal Lake and Taal Volcano. Having a guide is required and is available at the jump-off.

  • Mount Maculot Review

    Mount Maculot Review

    Mount Maculot ??" was my first mountain climb and I would like to share the things that I like and don't about it.

    The good.

    1. Mount Maculot offers a lot of scenery. There is the view from Rockies, the Summit and the Grotto.

    2. It is rich with diverse vegetation that makes the mountain very cool.

    3. It is filled with very unique looking insects.

    4. Very few mosquitoes if they have one at all, I don't recall bitten.

    5. There are a lot of stop over where you can rest and drink. No need to carry heavy amounts of water.

    6. Although the height (930 meters above sea level) of t ...

  • Mt Maculot Traverse Dayhike Rockies Summit And Grotto

    Mt Maculot Traverse Dayhike Rockies Summit And Grotto

    One of my rules when I travel is to try not to come back to a place that I've been to as I am saving my money and time to explore other parts of the country, but there's always that place where you say, you'll surely come back to it, right? This week, I just had a Mt. Maculot-repeat but this time it's a traverse. I remember the first time I conquered this mountain back in 2014 where stories of a mountaineer who was speculated to have been murdered in Rockies were circulating, it was later found out that he died due to accident. I must admit, I wasn't aware of the incident until we went home an ...

  • Mt Maculot The Rockies

    Mt Maculot The Rockies

    As they say, once you've tried it, there is no way you can stop it.

    Together with my buddy, we travelled right up to the south to see and experience the trail of the "The Rockies". It has been our third trek together and we're getting serious about it.

    Mt. Maculot is actually its real name but this mountain offers a striking rock formation that gave it the name "The Rockies", yeah, the first time I heard it ??" Dwane Johnson was the first thing that came into my mind. I wonder would it be a very sexy rock e? LOL. Once we get there.. Hell yeah. It's way sexier than Dwane!

    There are thr ...