Mount Kitanglad is an inactive volcano located in the Kitanglad Mountain Range in Bukidnon province on Mindanao island. It is the fourth highest mountain in the Philippines and has an approximate height of 2,899 meters. It is located between Malaybalay City and the municipalities of Lantapan, Impasugong, Sumilao, and Libona.
The name "Kitanglad" was derived from a legend that there ...
was once a great flood that submerged the native lands of Bukidnon and only the tip of the mountain, the size of a "tanglad", lemon grass, remained visible. It is considered as an ancestral domain of several old cultural communities like the Bukidnons, Higaonons and Talaandigs.
Mount Kitanglad was proclaimed a protected area under the natural park category in 1996. In 2000, Mt. Kitanglad finally became a full-pledge protected area when Congress approved R.A. 8978 also known as the Mt. Kitanglad Range Protected Area Act of 2000. In 2009, Mount Kitanglad Range Natural Park, MKRNP, was declared as an ASEAN Heritage Park. Wiki
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Mount Kitanglad and Mount Dulang Dulang Climb located in Bukidnon province. 5 Peaks but we ended up climbing 2, not that we couldn't but we weren't able to. But this experience was more than we expected. This was not a failure but an Achievement.
Our next stop for OA Bloggers Tour Day 2 in Bukidnon was at the Binahon AgroForestry Farm, situated within the Kitanglad Mountain Range in Bukidnon. It was almost 6 in the evening when we got there and it was slightly raining that time.
From Malaybalay's Jaya's Secret Garden, it took us 3 hours to get to Lantapan.
We unpacked our things immediately right after we were assigned of our room and just aa right as we were charging our mobile devices, the place was hit by a power failure. We.were a little bit uneasy at that moment because we were concern that we might not get to charge our gad ...
After two weeks of continuous cloud seeding, rains finally saturated Mt. Kitanglad dousing out the fires that threatened the 47, 270-hectare national park in Bukidnon, officials said.
Office of Civil Defense Region 10 spokesperson Titus Velez said they have declared that the fires that threatened Mt. Kitanglad range for two weeks was successfully suppressed, thanks to the cloud seeding operations conducted by the Department of Agriculture.
"Surveillance flights made over Mt. Kitanglad over the weekend indicated there are no more signs of the grassfires. The planes did not spot any more s ...
The local boards tasked with managing protected areas have been ordered to revisit their fire prevention strategies, the Environment department said, after grass fires swept across four major mountains in Mindanao and on Negros Island.
The Protected Area Management Boards (PAMBs) were told to update their firefighting plans alongside their regular functions of promoting tourism activities in nature preserves.
"Aside from tourism development, PAMBs should also come up with their respective forest protection plan and allocate funds for the establishment of fire lines and other forest fire ...
Mount Kitanglad climb from Barangay Intabas to the Summit.
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