Mt. Sipit Ulang (252masl) aka the Crab Mountain, is located in Brgy. Mascap, Rodriguez, Rizal. It is called as such because of the huge rock monolith that marks the summit, which looks like the sipit (claws) of the ulang (crab).
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Note: We hiked Mt. Sipit Ulang last January 29, 2017. This was a few months before we started blogging so this post may not be as detailed as we prefer it to be.
How to get there (Public): From Cubao, ride a jeepney going to Montalban (now known as Rodriguez, Rizal). Alight in Total Gas Station at Eastwood and ride a tricycle going to Brgy. Mascap. (see budget breakdown for more details)
What to do there: Mountain Climbing, Sightseeing, Swimming in the very cold waters of Payaran Falls.. Mas malamig pa sa ka-M.U. mo. Panigurado.
Note: Special thanks to Engr. Mel, Engr. Raymart, Engr. Lyka, Mr. Louie, Ms. Rose Ann, Mr. Paul and Mr. Jordan for photo and video contributions.:)
I remembered the first time I made my official "hike" at Caranglan, ...
My second climb in Mount Sipit Ulang located in Rodriguez, Rizal.
Accomplishing the Pentalogy by trekking the last two mountains, Mount Ayaas and Mount Sipit Ulang.
Major jumpoff: Brgy. Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal
Minor jumpoff: Brgy. Mascap, Rodriguez, Rizal
LLA: 14°45′3.38′′ N, 121°12′27.5′ 627 MASL (+570)
Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 3-4 hours
Specs: Minor, Difficulty 3/9, Trail class 1-3 with river trekking
Features: River trekking, scenic views, waterfalls
Mount Sipit Ulang:
Major jumpoff: Brgy. Mascap, Rodriguez, R ...
We left from our meeting place at 5:00 am instead of 4:30 since everyone was late. Then waited for Dylan outside Jollibee Farmers, Cubao for more than two hours as I could remember. Consequently, we were able to reach the jump off late than we supposed to be.
It was Dylan's and ate Con's first time. We indeed had a great time once together.
HOW WE GOT THERE:
• Rode jeepney from Cubao to Montalban,Rizal(tell the driver to drop you off at tricycle terminal to wawa dam
• Rode tricycle to Brgy. Mascap
• Rode tricycle back to Total gas
• Rode jeepney to Cubao
Mountains are calling and I must go, one of the famous tagline that is commonly heard from the people who greatly enjoy outdoor activities and nature lovers.
Indeed, one of my favorite motto when it comes to mountaineering or/ trekking. It was end of July this year when I and my friends decided to explore one of the newly opened attraction in Brgy. Mascap, Rizal, Philippines called "Mount Sipit-Ulang" which has English translation as "Lobster Tongs" because of the lobster-tongs like forming its summit.
The mountain is estimated as 252+ meters above sea level (masl.) and a combination of ...