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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Journey to Mt.Tibig

Journey to Mt.Tibig

Journey to Mt.Tibig By:Lester Distrajo Mt. Tibig (GMT Batch 12 – Second Training Climb) As we approach the home stretch of our application, the Team chose Mt. Tibig for our second to the last training climb. Mt. Tibig stands only 563 MASL and resides in the outskirts of Lobo, Batangas. This mountain is categorized as a minor hike with 2/9 level of difficulty. The climb may […]

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GMT Inc. Batch 12 Basic Mountaineering Course

GMT Inc. Batch 12 Basic Mountaineering Course

GMT Inc. Batch 12 Basic Mountaineering Course By: Kim Bryan Lambert Batch 12 applicants of Green Mountain Tribe took the Basic Mountaineering Course organized by GMT itself last 16-17 July 2016 in Layon Bilog (at the feet of Mt. Talamitam), Nasugbu, Batangas. Basic Mountaineering Course is the discussion of the pre-climb preparation, pre-climb meeting, trip to jump off point, climb proper, post climb, the leave […]

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Last Climb of the Year

Last Climb of the Year

Last Climb of the Year I won’t lie. I’m not your run-of-the-mill hiker. My idea of a major climb preparation is half-assed jogging. There’s no stopping me now — not my chubby arms and legs, my lack of gear and training nor the incessant nagging from my loved ones. I will hear none of it. #YOLO So there I was, bright eyed and sweaty at […]

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frailty: napulauan

frailty: napulauan

frailty: napulauan Author: Sir Kevin Jason Sarfati Manuel Photos by: sir kevin Jason Sarfati Manuel Napulauan is a mountain i’ve always been curious about ever since mountaineers have mentioned it with gentle reverence — and now i think i know why. from the get-go, monumental rice terraces question your existence with an unshakable presence that speaks of the almost super-human nature of the people who […]

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First Training Climb Never Dies

First Training Climb Never Dies

First Training Climb Never Dies Date : August 14, 2016 Location : Mt Apayang traverse Mt. Talamitam (Batangas, City) Nothing can hinder the training climb, even the heaviest rainfall. It was still a green light for the batch 12 to have their first training climb as part of the application to be a member of GMT. Despite the fact that some applicants were not able […]

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Mt. Manabu Chillax (Birthday Climb)

Mt. Manabu Chillax (Birthday Climb)

Location: Sto. Tomas, Batangas Jump-off Point: Sulok, Brgy. Sta Cruz, Sto. Tomas Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 1-2 hours Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 2/9 Ang napiling akyatin ng grupo para sa Fun Climb noong July 30-31, 2016 ay ang Mt. Manabu, ito ay isa sa mga bundok na madaling akyatin kahit ang pangalan nito ay hango sa salitang “Mataas na bundok”. […]

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