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Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 2: Tubod to Barili

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 2: Tubod to Barili

Finishing even a quarter of a long-distance trek gives us the inspiration to go on, reinforcing the idea that it can be done. That was exactly what happened when we finished Segment 2 of the Cebu Highlands Trail.

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Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 2: Lutopan to Tubod

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 2: Lutopan to Tubod

In the outdoors, nothing is as easy as it seems. Believe it or not, that includes walking on concrete or dirt roads! That was what we had to contend with during our trek on Segment 2 of the Cebu Highlands Trail.

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1B: Mt. Samboryo to Lutopan

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1B: Mt. Samboryo to Lutopan

There is nothing ordinary. The simplest lifeforms, the most humble homes, the most basic communities—they all have something special. But you need to have an open mind, a keen willingness to learn, a humble heart, and a ready sense of acceptance to experience their unique salience. When hiking the CHT, you need these qualities to […]

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1B: Tugop to Mt. Samboryo

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1B: Tugop to Mt. Samboryo

When you trek in wild places that are serenaded by rustling leaves and the cries of birds, the world suddenly makes sense. Trekking the Cebu Highlands Trail in Cebu, Philippines gives you that chance to truly commune with yourself.

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1A: Mt. Tongkay to Tugop

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1A: Mt. Tongkay to Tugop

There’s always something new even in a place where you’ve been living all your life. That is the beauty of hiking the Cebu Highlands Trail.

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1A: Mt. Manunggal to Mt. Tongkay

Cebu Highlands Trail Segment 1A: Mt. Manunggal to Mt. Tongkay

One of our fondest wishes is to accomplish a long-distance hike. We frequently imagine ourselves walking the Pacific Crest Trail or the Appalachian Trail. Alas, while everything is possible, this will be a long shot for us given the enormous expense and logistics required of such an adventure. But that grand dream doesn’t have to be shelved. With the establishment of the Cebu Highlands Trail, we now have a beautiful long-distance trail right in our home island of Cebu, Philippines!

The Toledo Trilogy: A Weekend Outdoor Challenge

The Toledo Trilogy: A Weekend Outdoor Challenge

Unlike other tall mountains in the country, Cebu’s mountains do not have obvious prominence. However, punch-for-punch, our peaks do not lack in the way of adventure. The mountain range that stretches along the entire island’s length provides a unique opportunity for those who want to really challenge themselves. Answering to the call of the challenge […]