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Camping Experiences Millenials Love

Camping Experiences Millenials Love

Busy millenials need ways to unwind after a long day’s work. One of the most effective ways to unwind is to go camping. It is a great way to reconnect with nature and enjoy quality time with family and friends.

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Kiokong Crag: A Great Rock Climbing Destination in The Land of Promise

The numerous karst formations that we see during our trips are some of the most overlooked natural treasures in the Philippines. Not only do they add beauty and awe to the already amazing landscape, they also form an integral part of the ecosystem in that area. They serve as immovable buffers against strong winds. But for avid rock climbers like us, these beautiful formations are challenging and exciting venues to partake in our beloved sport.

Vertical Bivouac at Kiokong White Rock Wall: An Extremely High Adventure (Part 2)

It is always a great feeling to be the first of something. Sweetie and I are quite proud and honored to be among the first clients of Adventure Technology Outfitters to fully undertake the vertical bivouac adventure in Quezon, Bukidnon. Best of all, this amazing adventure is the first of its kind in the Philippines, which makes the experience even more special. Up here on top of the monstrous Kiokong White Rock Wall, we were treated to an encompassing vista, an excellent company of adventurers, and a deeper understanding of ourselves and of Mother Nature.

Vertical Bivouac at Kiokong White Rock Wall: An Extremely High Adventure (Part 1)

Succumbing to or overcoming the fear of heights is all part of adventuring. If you wish to enter into the world of adventure, sooner or later, you will have to face this challenge, from navigating slippery trails on mountainsides to climbing sheer rock walls. But let’s add something that makes the challenge more interesting—the opportunity to sleep on a tiny ledge hundreds of feet off the ground.

Poog Crag: A Brand-New Rock Climbing Destination in a Tropical Paradise

The popularity of rock climbing in Cebu—and in the Philippines, as a whole—has been slowly but steadily picking up. That is no surprise at all as we are blessed living in a lush, beach-filled, tropical paradise with numerous limestone cliffs that have the potential of becoming world-class climbing areas. In fact, we have one of […]

Rock Climbing 101: Rock Climbing Etiquette

You’re probably familiar with the famous Filipino traits of genuine warmth and exemplary hospitality, right? Well, the Cebu rock climbing community also exemplifies those traits. Our humble little group is made up of amazingly cool and friendly bunch of gals and guys who want nothing more than to have fun, laughter, and excitement that are […]

Rock Climbing 101: Safety Checks, Communication, and Proper Belaying Technique

Rock Climbing 101: Safety Checks, Communication, and Proper Belaying Technique

So you now have your rock climbing equipment, and you’re already set up to climb. Now, it’s actually time to climb. Hold on! Before you go up scaling the wall, there’s a major, important process that should be completed, and that’s completely checking for safety. Safety checks in rock climbing are very important and are not meant to be done in short cut. Remember that you are high up on a massive crag, perhaps a hundred feet high. The human body can sustain serious injuries when it falls just around 10 feet high. Now, imagine if you fall 60, 70, 80, or 100 feet high!