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Tag Archive | Cebu Mountains

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.

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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 […]

Mt. Manunggal: Trekking Cebu’s Most Historic Mountain

Mt. Manunggal: Trekking Cebu’s Most Historic Mountain

Mountains have their own immortal tales. While many of these stories fade in the mists of obscurity, some leave identifying marks—everlasting scars in time—in their lofty slopes. The saga may be one of triumph, inspiration, mystery, or tragedy. An example of such story surrounds Mt. Manunggal in Balamban for it has a great significance in […]

Mt. Mauyog: Scenes, Sounds, and Stories of Cebu’s Highlands

Mt. Mauyog: Scenes, Sounds, and Stories of Cebu’s Highlands

The mountains of Cebu are not remarkably tall. In fact, the highest pinnacles barely punch through the 1,000-meter mark by a mere few meters. But that doesn’t mean they are less magnificent than other peaks in the country. Our mountains are absolutely fascinating. They radiate their own unique magic, and they have their own beautiful […]

Mt. KM 28: Simplicity and Beauty at Their Finest

Where can you find a nice, challenging weekend climb without draining your wallet? A mountain in Cebu where you can have a stunning 360-degree view of the highlands and the city at the summit? A hike that takes you to different kinds of scenery? A place where you think you’re in New Zealand? Is it […]