Merrell Waterpro Maipo

Merrell Waterpro Maipo

Merrell Waterpro Maipo By:Donna Austria UPPER/LINING • Synthetic leather and mesh upper • Lycra® and neoprene stretch collar for easy on and off • Injection moulded TPU rear foot stabilizer • Synthetic leather toe bumper protection • Hydro drainage/ventilated footbed with Etc.®Anti-Friction Lining treated with antimicrobial solution MIDSOLE/OUTSOLE • Moulded nylon arch shank • Merrell air cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability […]

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Product Review: Salomon Speedcross III

Product Review: Salomon Speedcross III

Product Review: Salomon Speedcross III By: Rhynald Alcala SALOMON Speedcross III SPECIFICATION: Upper Material – Mesh, Textlie Footbed – Ortholite Midsole – Injection-molded EVA Sole – Contragrip Heel / Forefoot Height – [Midsole] 10mm Claimed Weight – [pair, size 9] 626g Recommended Use – Trail Running, Racing Source: http://www.backcountry.com/salomon-speedcross-2-trail-running-shoe-mens As an avid hiker for almost 3 years, choosing the right shoes has been my problem since I’ve started climbing mountains. From blisters I have after a hike, dead toe nails, […]

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MEC Cragalot Backpack

MEC Cragalot Backpack

Gear Up!!! Mountaineering Gear Review (MEC Cragalot Backpack) By:Julius Riogelon I am using  a 48L MEC Cragalot backpack the small size and I bought it from Mountain Equiuptment Coop in Canada just for only $99.00 cad.  There’s a lot of features of this pack including: Contoured and padded shoulder straps with stabilizer straps. Moulded EVA backpanel. Removable framesheet with 6061A aluminum tubing border. Contoured hipbelt […]

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Gear Review: Merrell Capra Rapid (Women)

Gear Review: Merrell Capra Rapid (Women)

Gear Review: Merrell Capra Rapid (Women) By:Mabel Baldo   Specs: Synthetic and mesh upper materials Cord and lock lacing system Rubber foam and mesh lining for cushioning Perforated EVA removable footbed Molded nylon arch shank Merrell air cushion in the heel Water distribution ports in midsole and outsole to manage water distribution Protective toe rand 5mm lug depth Price: P3,995.00 Merrell women’s capra rapid is a very […]

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Gear Review: Marmot Pulsar 2

Gear Review: Marmot Pulsar 2

Gear Review: Marmot Pulsar 2 By:Jerome Aquino Specs Best Use Backpacking Seasons 3-season Sleeping Capacity 2-person Minimum Trail Weight 3 lbs. 5 oz. Fly / Footprint Pitch Weight 2 lbs. 9 oz. Packaged Weight 3 lbs. 14 oz. Packed Size8 x 23.5 inchesFloor Dimensions87 x 53 inches Floor Area 28 square feet Vestibule Area 7.97 square feet Peak Height 37 inches Number of Doors 1 […]

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Gear Review: Brooks Cascadia 9

Gear Review: Brooks Cascadia 9

Gear Review: Brooks Cascadia 9 By:Kelvin Delatorre SPECIFICATION: Manufacturer – Brooks Model – Cascadia 9 Type – Trail running shoe Midfoot Height – 16mm Heel Height – 28mm Drop-heel-to-forefoot – 12mm Weight – 12oz Upper – Synthetic Mesh Midsole – BioMogo DNA Rock Plate – Yes I’ve started my trail running experience last year and this is also the first time I use my Brooks […]

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Climb for a cause – Mt. Talamitam + Layong Bilog Rappelling

Climb for a cause – Mt. Talamitam + Layong Bilog Rappelling

Climb for a cause – Mt. Talamitam + Layong Bilog Rappelling By:Mitch Climb for a cause TALAMITAM, Nasugbu, Batangas Jump-off point: Sitio Bayabasan, Brgy. Aga, Nasugbu (KM. 83) LLA: 14.1158° N; 120.7577° N; 630 MASL Hours to summit:  1.5-2.2 hours Just almost 3 hours away from Manila, Mt. Talamitam is one of the nearest destinations if you are looking for a day hike. First stop […]

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Mt Mariveles via Paniquian River: A training climb for K2D

Mt Mariveles via Paniquian River: A training climb for K2D

Mt Mariveles via Paniquian River: A training climb for K2D By: Marife Bacate Green Mountain Tribe (GMT) chose Mount Mariveles (1,130+ MASL) for its training climb on the 10th of July 2016. This mountain range in Bataan is one of the more common climbing destinations two to three hours north of Manila. The climb is the first of a series of training climbs scheduled by GMT in preparation for […]

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Malarayat Trilogy

Malarayat Trilogy

Malarayat Trilogy By: Avs Elfa The Malarayat Trilogy (Malipunyo – Biak na Bundok – Manabu) is the final minor climb for batch 12 and part of the application. Participants meet-up in Mcdonald’s Pasay around 0330H. After an hour, everyone headed to Buendia to rode a bus going to Lipa, Batangas. After getting off the bus in SM Lipa, everyone has to rent a tricycle going […]

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Love Out Loud v7 by Anon

Love Out Loud v7 by Anon

Love Out Loud v7 by Anon On the 26th of July, we felt so blessed! An hour before noon, we were so crammed with lots of things to do as we prepare to meet the children of Maranatha Chruch at GMA, Cavite later that day. I remembered skipping lunch just to make sure that we have everything in order: notebooks lined up prettily, papers finely stacked together, and pencils […]

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