Benguet News

  • Mt Pulag Benguet

    The highest mountain in Luzon and the third highest mountain in the Philippines, Mt Pulag, Ampucao Benguet.
    -Akiki Trail in 3days and 1 Night.

    January 16-18, 2016
    Dream Come True! Ilang years namin to pinangarap madami kaming plano dito akala namin ilang taon pa namin to maakyat, and nakakatuwa lang kasi this is our third mountain climbing, Yes third palang nung inakyat namin. Kaya sobrang thankful at blessed kami napakadakila ni lord nakagawa sya ng ganitong gandang bundok.

    Napakadaming memories namin dito Hihi! Love and Love lang!

  • Baguio City Vows To Protect Safeguarded Landscapes

    The Baguio City Building and Architects Office (CBAO) has committed to implement the provisions of the environment code on "safeguarded landscapes."

    Engineer Nazita Bañez, during the Baguio Re-greening Movement's (BRM) weekly forum on Thursday, May 18, said there are encroachments on "safeguarded landscapes," especially in watersheds, parks and roads, in the past years.

    "Buyog watershed and Busol watersheds have been encroached by inhabitants. There were titles issued on Wright Park, Kennon road and Forbes Park," she said.

    She urged the city government to provide the Department of E ...

  • Eco-hike Cum BMS Conducted In Mt Ulap

    A group composed of 12 from the different divisions of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources CAR went on a grassland ecosystem hike cum biodiversity monitoring last June 17, 2016.

    Following the "at most 10 per tour guide" hiking protocol, the group was divided into 2 before trekking Itogon's Ampucao-Sta. Fe Ridge, commonly known as Mount Ulap.

    The activity was conducted in coordination with Lower Agno Watershed Forest Reserve Protected Area Superintendent, Sandra Bias who gave tasks to both groups while they go through their expedition.

    Each team were tasked to list down ...

  • Mount Pulag Wandering Above The Clouds

    Climbing the roof of Luzon for the second time was a dynamite. The first time I scale this mountain via Executive trail was very memorable. Though we were not lucky enough to witness the famous sea of clouds at the summit, the whole journey was worth it.

    Mt Pulag is the highest peak in Luzon and the third highest mountain in the Philippines which stands 9,600 ft above sea level. It is known for its Milky Way Galaxy treat at dawn and one of a kind sea of clouds you would ever see if you're lucky.

    There are four established trails going to the top. 1) The Ambangeg or Executive trail (4-5 h ...

  • Mt Ulap Traverse To Sta Fe Day Hike DIY Guide And Itinerary 2017

    Name: Mt. Ulap or Cloud Mountain
    Jump Off: Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet
    Exit Point: Sta. Fe, Itogon, Benguet
    Features: Grassland and Pine ridges
    Elevation: 1846 MASL
    Difficulty: 3/9

    What a great summer day! A perfect day to start my mountaineering adventure. Hmmmm! Where to go next? Well, I would love to trek in a cold and breezy place under the scorching heat of the sun. One of the destinations in my bucket list is Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet where MT. ULAP is located. Mt. Ulap is a newly opened hiking haven located in Itogon. It was officially launched on October 31, 2015 and first welcom ...

  • Mount Purgatory-Mangisi Traverse Outreach Climb

    The Philippines. Throughout it's land is rich in natural resources. Land and water that wonders all around the archipelago create a perfect picture of whats in stored for you in this country. Cultural diversity thrive towards its people. Diversity that extends even to those who can afford a brand new house in an instant and those who just get what's enough to live by their daily lives.

    Team PasadaPH in cooperation with the Association of Bokod Adventure Eco Guides and gave back their love for three of the communities in Bokod, Benguet.

    Outreach? What is ...