Lake Nailig serves as the main camping ground, with the peak accessible by a 30-minute trek. The summit is heavily forested and mostly covered with fog. It is located in Valencia, Negros Oriental.
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That signifies how well our sleep was during our camping experience in the icy chill wonder of nature at Lake Nailig. The heavens were amazing because we were glorified with such good weather and granted us with such good slumber.
"Good morning!" said the Four-eyed on his camera lenses for the vlog.
I was so hyped up! My phone got recharged and so was I. That was one best sleep of my mountaineering life. Cold weather, comfortable ground, cozy sleeping bag, and jacket made pillow, you could definitely imagine how loud my snore was. Hahaha!
Everyone was already up when I woke up. They w ...
Mount Talinis, also known as Cuernos de Negros (Horns of Negros), is the second highest mountain on the island of Negros, and a potentially active stratovolcano. It is one of the mountains in the Philippines with the most challenging trails.
Reading all these facts was kind of frightening to me at first. Ever since I've ventured into mountain trekking, I have dreamt of summiting the most challenging mountains in the country. Mount Talinis is on top of my list.
Together with my friends from Malakat Outdoors, I was able to survive the arduous climb to this majestic mountain last month. But ...
We had a great sleep, thanks to the cool weather (12 degrees Celsius). The next day, we woke up to a cold, wet, gray morning as a gentle drizzle showered the landscape. The mist that descended on Lake Nailig made everything ethereal and magical as brilliant colors muted.
Sweetie and I woke up at 5:30 AM and decided not to go to the summit (for time efficiency, actually) and cooked our breakfast instead, skinless chorizo and scrambled eggs. Several others proceeded to prepare for their summit bid.
Let's eat! Sweetie gave me that bonnet. In cold mountains like Mt. Talinis, you need to wear ...
Ever since we started mountaineering, we've always wanted to climb the verdant slopes of the gorgeous Mt. Talinis in Negros Oriental considering that the mountain is relatively close to Cebu. And we heard exciting stories about it: the unspoilt trails, the virgin forests, the gentle lakes as well as the agonizing terrain, the dangerous slopes, and the exhausting trek.
We were not disappointed.
Sheila Mei and I and a few climber friends from Dumaguete, Iloilo, and Cebu, through the organizational efforts of Sensei Ruel Olaso, decided to climb the beautiful mountain last September 22 to 23 ...