Mount Ugo

Itogon, Benguet

Mt. Ugo, sometimes called Mount Ugu, is a major mountain climbing destination located in Itogon, Benguet in the Cordilleras. Although its elevation is low compared to the lofty heights of Mt. Pulag and Mt. Napulauan, it has stately pine forests and spectacular views similar to its higher counterparts.

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  • Mt Ugo:A Day-Hike Guide

    Mt Ugo:A Day-Hike Guide

    Mount Ugo, or otherwise spelled as Mount Ugu, is one of the famous hiking destinations in Cordillera. With an elevation of 2,150 meters above sea level, it is lower than the adjacent Mount Pulag, Mount Amuyao, and Mount Napulauan. Nevertheless, it still competes with its own distinct beauty like the other surrounding mountains. The towering pine-tree forest, rolling trails, highland villages and breathtaking views are just some of its highlights.

  • Mt Ugo All You Need To Know Before Your Climb

    Mt Ugo All You Need To Know Before Your Climb

    Name: Mt. Ugo
    Jump-Off: Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya
    Exit Point: Brgy. Tinongdan Itogon, Benguet
    Elevation: 2150+ MASL
    Difficulty: 5/9 (Pinoy Mountaineer)
    Features: Pine Forest. Highland rice paddies and villages. Marvellous view of the Cordilleras.

    Mt. Ugo has a very rich history which even dates back to the Spanish era that one will find totally insightful. According to our guide, the word "Ugo" was derived from a native term which means beheading someone. It was said that the native people living in the mountains in the effort to defend their lands used to take their Spanish and American c ...

  • Mount Ugo Benguet Ft Kace

    Mt. Ugo Traverse a guide to your first major climb.

  • Mga Baka At Pino Sa Mt Ugo At Kung Bakit Di Kumakain Ng Baboy Si Faith

    Mga Baka At Pino Sa Mt Ugo At Kung Bakit Di Kumakain Ng Baboy Si Faith

    Ang daan paakyat at pababa sa Bundok Ugo ang pinakamahabang nalakad ko sa buong buhay ko.

    Ang sabi ng cellphone ko, may 22,327 hakbang sa layo na 14.2 km simula sa palengke ng Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya hanggang sa campsite na ginawa namin sa loob ng mahigit siyam na oras.

    Nagsimula kami a las 7:30 ng umaga.

    Ang layong ito ay halos isang oras lang sa kotseng gumagapang ala-pagong sa daan.

    Hindi gaano katarik ang nilalakaran. Kayang-kaya lalo na't magpapahinga sa bawat lima o sampung metro na maakyat.

    Pagkadating namin sa isang burol, pahinga ulit. Ang guide naming si Kuya Dindo Esica ...

  • Mount Ugo Climb December 2016

    Mt Ugo
    Kayapa - Itogon Traverse
    December 10 to 11 2016
    With Team Ulikba

    SPECS:
    MT. UGO (2,150+)
    Nueva Vizcaya and Benguet
    Jump-off points: Kayapa, N. Vizcaya; Brgy. Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet
    LLA: 16.31916°N, 120.80166°E, 2130 MASL
    Days required / hours to summit: 2-3 days, 9-10 hrs
    Specs: Major climb, Difficulty 5/9, Trail Class 1-3
    Features: Pine forests, highland villages, views of Cordillera peaks

    BACKGROUND

    Mt. Ugo (sometimes Ugu) is a major destination in the Cordilleras. Although its elevation is low compared to the lofty heights of Mt. Pulag and Mt. Napulauan, it h ...

  • The Great Cordillera Traverse In Mt Ugo

    The Great Cordillera Traverse In Mt Ugo

    Hi everyone! Last December 3-4, I did my last hike for 2016 ??" Mt. Ugo Traverse which also happens to be my 44th mountain. I was really excited for this because of all the great things I have heard from my friends and all the beautiful photos I saw online. Aside from these, Mt. Ugo is also included in my bucket list and having this for a year-end climb seemed like a really good idea.

    Mountain Stats
    Elevation: 2,150+ MASL
    Location: Entry point ??" Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya, Exit point ??" Itogon, Benguet
    Difficulty: 5/9
    Trek to Summit: From jump-off to campsite ??" 8 hours, from campsite to ...