Mount Ragang

Lumba-Bayabao, Lanao del Sur

Mount Ragang, also called Mount Piapayungan and Blue Mountain by the local people, is a stratovolcano on Mindanao island in the Philippines. It is the seventh highest mountain in the Philippines.

Mount Ragang is located on the boundary of the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Cotabato in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Ragang has an elevation of 2,815 metres and a base diamet ...

er of 32 km. It is the most active volcano on Mindanao, and is part of a string of volcanoes in what volcanologists call the Central Mindanao Arc.

There is still some confusion on the number of times Ragang erupted. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology lists eight eruptions with the last one occurring in July 1916. But the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanology Programs, citing the Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World (Neumann van Padang, 1953), suggests that some eruptions attributed to nearby Makaturing were actually those of Ragang.  Wiki

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  • Mount Ragang The Blue Mountain

    Mount Ragang The Blue Mountain

    Mount Ragang is an active volcano located in Lanao del Sur. The mountain is the most active volcano in Mindano. Popularly known as Mount Piapayungan and Blue Mountain, Mount Ragang still lies silently in Central Mindanao Arc which is a string of volcanoes in Mindanao.

    There are no clear records found on how many times Mount Ragang had erupted. Records of Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology and other organizations do not coincide.

    A beautiful view from afar covered with clouds and blue like color that's why no doubt that many adventure seekers and trekkers want to conquer t ...

  • Hiking Matters 335 Successful Ascent Of Mt Ragang

    Hiking Matters 335 Successful Ascent Of Mt Ragang

    On April 4, 2013, 1205H, I together with Reynaldo Nalda, Lance Dy, reached the summit of Mt. Ragang together with our esteemed local guides. It was a very challenging trek, meriting a Difficulty 9/9 classification, and the logistics and security concerns involved a lot of effort, patience, and faith.

    Mt. Ragang, also known as the Blue Mountain, is one of several high peaks of the Piapayungan Range, and many of these peaks have unverified altitudes. It will take further explorations of the range to confirm the relative elevations of these peaks, but I am convinced that what we reached is one ...

  • The Mystery Behind Mount Ragang

    The Mystery Behind Mount Ragang

    After reading a quite amount of sources about this mountain, my fascination about Mt. Ragang grows deeper. This beautiful mountain is also known as Mt. Piapayungan or the Blue Mountain by the local people of Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao and some parts of North Cotabato.

    It lies abundantly in what they call the Piapayungan Mountain Range of Lanao del Sur. The mountain soars above the sky with an enormous elevation of 2,815 m (9,236 ft) making the seventh highest mountain in the Philippines. It is also the only mountain in the list of the top ten highest which has less records. The only existi ...