Mount Pinagbanderahan is literally meaning "where the flag was hoisted", the mountain is easily accessible via a stairway, which takes about an hour or so to climb located in the major towns of Atimonan province of Quezon. The summit is a vantage point for viewing nearby mountains like Mount Banahaw, the island provinces of Marinduque or Mindoro.
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We had been planning to explore the historic site atop the mountain of Atimonan in Quezon province for quite sometime but due to our obligations, we had to postpone this activity several times.
The historic site is called Mt. Pinagbanderahan. Others call it Sierra Madre as it is located in the southern Sierra Madre mountain range.
According to Wikipedia, The highest point of the park at 366 m (1,201 ft) is Mount Mirador. During the Philippine Revolution, the Philippine flag was raised on the mountain signifying the conquer of the region. The American and Japanese flags were also hoisted ...
Mount Pinagbanderahan Atimonan, Quezon Province February 2016.
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Mt Pinagbanderahan has this rain forest environment which makes the trail covered in shade and lessen the heat coming from the sun. A mountain inside a national forest park. This is a good climb for first timer since it is considered to be a minor trail in terms of its difficulty.
November as my Birthday Month, I chose Mt. Pinagbanderahan in Atimonan Quezon to celebrate my Birthday. Considering some of my friend are avoiding hardcore climbing, I offer them a good mountain at the same time a sidetrip in nearby falls and cave.
The trail are cemented, some parts has stair-ed. Personally, I ...
A mountain inside a national forest park - That is how I describe Mt Pinagbanderahan. Located in Atimonan Quezon, this mountain is inside a forest park that was built during the American period. Mt Pinagbanderahan is a historic site so people who wanted to visit the place should avoid destroying stuff and maintain the cleanliness of the area. This is a good climb for first timer since it is considered to be a minor trail in terms of its difficulty. It will take 2-3 hours of trek from the jump off point up to the peak and back again to the jump off point.
How to get there?
From Cubao, rid ...
My college friend Arman message me, asking if I have a climb before the end of the month I replied to him there's a plan but there's no specific date yet, upon his request he wants to climb again but it's only a minor climb and a day hike, so that our other classmates can join with us. I think twice if I will pursue my plan to have a solo climb or to join with other group with their invitation, as what I realized it's only "once in a blue moon" and it is a chance to have a bonding with my other classmates in college so I decided to decline all my invitation and to accompany my classmates becau ...
Quezon province, with its vast of outdoor destinations, is a place where one can opt not only to hike its famous mountains such as Mt. Cristobal and Mt. Banahaw but also to go beyond mountaineering such as beachineering and spelunking, among others. The beautiful falls and caves of Bantakay can offer the same challenge and amazement, if not equalize, as that of hiking destinations in Quezon.
Our group, Take Five Hikers, headed off to Atimonan, Quezon at around 5:30 A.M from 7 to 11 Buendia on May 1, 2010. We rented a van to lessen our travel time and transportation expenses. Although we wer ...