Mt.Namandiraan 2 Days Itinerary

Mt.Namandiraan 2 Days Itinerary
Mt. Namandiraan Traverse
Elevation: 2350+ Masl
Cervantes, Ilocos Sur
Entry Point: Bessang Pass/Sitio Biwak in Brgy. Malaya. at 1533 Masl
Exit Point: Sitio Paang in Brgy. Dinwede East at 490 Masl

Data from Garmin

JOP – Summit
Total Distance: 8.84kms
Elev gain: 1319 masl
Elev lost: 496 masl

Summit to Exit Point
Total Distance: 10.91 km
Elevation loss: 1985 masl

Proposed Itinerary
(We advice that you guys rent your own transportation for a faster and hassle free travel)

DAY 0
0800 PM Meetup McDonald’s, Crossing, Shaw Blvd.
0900 PM ETD to Bitalag, Tagudin Ilocos Sur

DAY 1
0200 AM ETA Bitalag. Proceed to Cervantes
0400 AM ETA Cervantes, Registration at Police Station
0430 ETD to Nanay Precie’s house for Bfast
0415 AM ETA to Nanay Precy / Bfast / Final preparation
0500 ETD to Besang Pass
0645 ETA Besang Pass, Start Trek
0800 Sitio Biwak
1000 ETA River Bed, Early Lunch
1100 Resume Trekking
1430 ETA Summit / prepare camp / rest / Photo Ops
1600 Prepare Dinner
1800 Dinner / Socials
2100 Lights Off

DAY 2
0500 Wake up call / prepare Bfast / brake camp / photo ops
0700 Start Descend Via Traverse Route
0830 AM Kay-Ang Rock
1030 ETA Yangyango Peak 1
1130 ETA Yangyango Peak 2 / Lunch
1230 Resume Trek
1330 Water Source
1530 Hanging Bridge
1600 Exit point / Get Certificate / Log out / Proceed to nanay precy for Dinner and wash up
1630 ETA Nanay Precy’s Place / wash up / Dinner
1900 ETD to Manila

DAY 3
0100 ETA Manila

Notes:
– They have a Maximum number of particpants every day so better make a courtesy call before you plan your climb for your slot to be reserved.
– If you have a pair of Trekking Pole bring it! the traverse trail is a knee gruelling with steep sections.
– Bring water containers for your camp water supply.
– Water source is available at camp 1 and 20-30 minutes away from the summit
– Trails are from wide open area to steep forest ascends
– During rainy season be cautious for water lvl at the river may rise.

Contact persons:
Guide Contact: Mam Rufa – 09466668892
For Meals before and after climb: Nanay Precy – 09216086780

Nanay Precy can cook a very good meal for your team and you can also take a bath in their place after the climb. The Family is very accomodating but please be sensitive and responsible enough on how we interact with local people

 

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