Mt. Amuyao is located on the borders of Ifugao and Mountain provinces. This 8th highest peak in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,702 meters above sea level is located between the boundary line of Banaue and Mayoyao and between Ifugao and Mountain Province.
Its summit provides the climber with a breath-taking panorama of Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Viscaya and Ifugao. Ma ...
yoyao legend says that the first Ifugao couple, Bugan and Wigan took refuge in this mountain during the 40-day deluge that inundated the province. Being the only survivors, they became the first ancestors of the Ifugaos.
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Banaue Rice Terraces, Sagada and Mt. Pulag are just three of the famous tourist spots in the Cordillera region. I usually see them on the post cards before but please don't calculate my age. Honestly, traveling to these gorgeous spots is a bit challenging because of its geographical location; seven to twelve hours are needed just for transportation. In the contrary, let's proceed to the reason why you should visit the Cordilleras, especially the Province of Ifugao. Here are a few of the photos I captured during our visit for you appreciate the magnificence of nature hidden in this region.
Batad is a secluded community up in the heart of The Cordilleras. It is home to the remarkable amphitheater rice terraces which is one of the UNESCO Heritage Sites in the World. Surrounded by formidable mountains such as Aya and Amuyao, Batad for a long time is a paradise safely tucked away from the prying eyes of the outside world and only those who brave the unknown knew what an exquisite beauty it once was. It still is a marvelous sight today and what made it so interesting is that their culture has remained untouched. The locals still practice their olden rituals, speak their olden tongue ...
Rising at the northeastern edge of the Cordilleras is the highest point of Mountain Province.
Hi everyone! Last January 7-8, my friends and I were trekking Luzon's highest mountain and the Philippines' third highest mountain ??" Mt. Pulag. It was also January of 2016 when I first ascended this mountain via the "killer trail" Akiki and descended via Ambangeg. At first, I was still hesitant to join because I already scaled the mountain via the same trails and second, I could not forget how I was extremely bothered by the cold temperature at the top (Sorry Queen Elsa. Lol.). When I was really conflicted, this conversation with my friend helped me decide:
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GPS-GLONASS recorded ascent to Mt. Amuyao via Batad-Barlig trail.
Jump off point: Batad, Ifugao
Trail length: 30.67 km (Traverse)
Grade: Hard; Major 9/9 (Pinoy Mountaineer equivalent rating) Trail Class 1-4
Elevation: 2,702 MASL
Conditions: Ascending: Trail is a combination of mossy covered forest and rice terraces. Descending: Pine tree forest trail. Trails are very muddy in the wet season.
Features: View of Cordillera Range
Campsites: Cambulo Village, Pat-Yay Village and Summit
Required registration and guides: Yes
Special thanks to: ...
The trail was simple ??" you just have to hike up a flight of stairs. For seven hours. With a full, at least 8kgs pack. Hello Mt. Amuyao.
I can't give you the details because our trip was handled by Weekend Wanderlust where we paid PHP3,600 for everything (transpo, food, guide fees. We had to rent a tent at PHP200 per tent good for 2 pax).
• Don't bring too much water. There's a water source near the summit.
• Be prepared for the cold. I was wearing gloves, bonnet, one heat-tech base layer, fleece jacket, shell jacket and three layers of socks (two of which are heat-te ...