Ugis Peak is located at Barangay, Marguez, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat. It is fast becoming a favorite destination to mountaineers for its natural obstacles and fascinating flora and fauna.
Mount Ugis Peak News
A day before our trek to Ugis Peak was actually a busy day because the town of Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat was celebrating their 2nd Halo-Halo Festival. Truly, during the Festival, it had fed me 3 bowls of luscious Halo-Halo. And on the following day, I decided to climb the knife edge peak of Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat to probably burn the calories I took in during the Halo-Halo festival.
Spend a day listening to the leaves rustle and the strong waves of the wind breaking up in the forest and then make friends with locals of the community is one of the best things in life where we rarely experienced it when we go out of our comfort zone.
My very first day in Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat was a blessing to behold. I was welcomed by the enticing culture of Teduray tribe. But just before I was introduced to the rich culture of Teduray in Ugis, Michael from Esperanza Tourism Office took me to the disregarded nature's beauty of Ugis. We have passed by to some of the amazing view tha ...
Sabi ninyo, minor climb lang?! Umuwi akong lumpo. Minor ha.
How exactly would you define a minor climb?
Even though I started hiking way back 2006, I don't consider myself a seasoned hiker. I've had years of hiatus so it's no surprise that up until now, I do not know how to distinguish a major from a minor climb. I get a lot of answers from different mountaineers. But I usually take into consideration height and trail difficulty. And I know most people think that way. Kaya kapag sinabing "minor climb", ibig sabihin madali lang. Pabebe. Ideal for beginners.
But I think I got it all wr ...