Pico De Loro is located in Nasugbu, Batangas. They named it "Pico de Loro" - "Parrot's Peak" Today, mountaineers who visit Pico de Loro discover that it is as enchanting as its name.
High on Cavite's highest point, they could behold the rocky tower that the Spanish sailors once saw as the parrot's beak, and they could gaze towards South China Sea where the galleons once sailed, all ...
the way to the historic island fort of Corregidor.
Gusts of sea breeze reach the peak, refreshing hikers after a four-hour climb. The peak's rocky outcropping is dramatic, and sharply contrasts with the plains of Cavite and the waters of South China Sea.
Pico de Loro or Parrots Peak News
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Pico de Loro is a popular destination among outdoor enthusiasts. It is also famed in the mountaineering community for one thing. It's towering and iconic monolith. A hike in this mountain will never be complete without scaling the treacherous 50-feet single pillar of stone standing near the summit. Sadly though, I didn't get the chance to climb it during my hike in this mountain. Being my second climb after Mount Daraitan, I immediately lose my guts after seeing the monolith. My first thought was: how on hell w ...
Mount Pico De Loro Day Hike Adventure located in Nasugbu, Batangas.
Home of many white-sand beach resorts and located not very far from Manila, there is no question why a lot of visitors (foreign and local) like coming to Nasugbu. Before Boracay became the go-to destination for Holy Week and other holidays, locals liked to come to this town in Batangas for some rest and relaxation. Even today, Nasugbu is still seen as a practical holiday destination of choice given its proximity to Manila.
Beaches ??" Nasugbu is home to many white-sand beaches. In case you want to stay the night, you can always book a room at one of the many resorts in town.
Acknowledge your fear but don't make it rule over you.
Due to its proximity to Manila, Mt. Palay-Palay, or more commonly known as Pico de Loro, is one of the top choices for mountain climbing enthusiasts, and because it is considered as a minor climb, it is also ideal for those who just started, or planning to try mountain climbing.
The name "palay-palay", according to Tagalog Dictionary, is a compound Tagalog word that means gentle breeze, while "pico de loro" is a Spanish phrase that has a direct English translation that means parrot's beak. The mountain, as Pinoymountaineer stated, wa ...
One advantage of travelling is meeting new people and eventually becoming friends with them. A few days after meeting another group of hikers in Montalban, they invited me to join their group in Pico de Loro. Since my scheduled hike for that week was cancelled, I decided to join their group.
I was expecting to be in a group of ten people but only 5 of us made it. We left Manila early in the morning so that we could start the hike before the sun rise.
The trail in Pico de Loro is quite easier and safer than the previous mountains I climbed. It is really recommended for beginners because t ...
TVM Year End Climb Monolith 1st timer at Pico De Loro.