As part of our fundraising-cum-training for our upcoming Everest Base Camp trek, we organized rappelling and hiking activities in Mount Talamitam in Nasugbu, Batangas last weekend. In our group, I was the only one who hiked with the participants while the others had to set up the rappel equipment and prepare
I have scaled a number of hills and mountains already but, ironically, I kinda fear the heights. Not really acrophobia, maybe I am just scared of the thought of falling and dying. Last weekend, I did another first in my life that is abseiling or more popularly known as rappelling. I have done
There are several jump-off points leading to the base camp of the Annapurna mountain ranges but there are two that are more popular to trekkers: Pedhi and Nayapul where our trek started. I’ve read that though Pedhi is the nearest from Pokhara, about 45-minute drive, it is the most challenging among other
Don’t let your dreams of seeing the Eight-Thousanders stay as dreams. Trekking in Nepal is just within your reach! Now that you have obtained your visa, the next thing you need are permits for your trekking in the Himalayas. For those who are trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), you
Trekking in the Himalayas is a lot different compared to how we trek here in the Philippines. Unlike with our 4×4 type of trails, they have established and laid out pathways, mostly of bricks and slabs of stones. But what makes Himalayas trekking really unique are the tea houses or lodges
1900H : I was on the verge of breaking down. Elal and Gino were still missing.