SPiMC Activities: Year 2010

January 23-24 -  Intro to Hiking: Mt. Maculot - DONE
February 27-28- 360 View: Mt. Gulugod baboy - DONE
April 1 - April 4 - Ilocos Tour - DONE
May 1-2 - Borawan Exploration
May 15-16 - Mt. Banahaw de Lucban
May 30 - Kids Summer Camp (Nature Appreciation for Kids and Kids at Heart)
June 12-14 - Freedom Climb: Mt. Natib Project
July 10-11 - Mt. Marami / Malacavite
July 6 - BMC w/ First Aid and Camp Survival
August 28-30 - Project Baco: Mt. Pantingan and Mt. Samat Double Hit
September 25-26 - Eco Race at La Mesa Eco Park
October 30-November  1 - Mt. Amuyao or Mt. Balingkilat
November 20-21 - Peak and Depth: Mt. Talim Apo Challenge

*Note - All activities are tentative

Other Groups:
Should you wish to climb a mountain or engage in an activity with your own group, please text the club president so she can send you information or even set up the activity for you.

Borawan Exploration (May 1-2, 2010) courtesy of Yabag MC

02:00     Assembly (exact place will be arrange on pre climb meeting)

03:00     ETD to Padre burgos 
06:00     ETA Lucena, Stopover at Lucena Grand terminal
08:30     ETA Laguimanoc pier, Padre Burgos. board private bangka, island hopping starts. 
10:00     Dampalitan island, free time/enjoy (swim, snorkling, fishing, Beach bumming, siesta, grill)
12:00     Take lunch
13:00     ETD to borawan island
13:30     ETA borawan island, free time (Optional Activities: Rappeling, rock climbing level 1 and 3, Snorkling, beachineering, swimming, bonding, eating, Bouldering, rock scrambling, caving/spelunking, fishing, siesta, beach bumming)
1900       Dinner (Fresh fish, large squid for grilling, octopus, etc.. are available at the island by fisherman)
Night Activity:Camping, swimming, Beachineering, Campfire socials, fishing, beach bumming, beach under the moonlight..

06:00    Wake up call, have breakfast..viewing sunrise free time (beach roaming, swim, snorkeling, rock
climbing, rappeling, bouldering, beach bumming, fishing)

10:30     Break camp, pack up to Uro’s beach
11:30     ETA Uro’s beach, Prepare lunch
12:00     Lunch, free time (swimming, snorkling, 20-30minutes hike to Mt. Lipata view of Laguimanoc bay)
15:00     Wash up
16:00     ETD to Laguimanoc Pier, Padre Burgos.
16:30     ETA Laguimanoc, Padre Burgos.
17:00     ETD to Manila
21:00     ETA Manila

Registration is until April 26 only. Initial registration fee is Php500 (non-refundable but transferable) ad already includes cooking fuel needs and some snacks.

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Banahaw de Lucban (May 15-16, 2010)

Itinerary (tentative)
Day 1

0230     Assembly at LRT (Buendia)
0300     ETD for Laguna (Green Star Bus lines)
0530     ETA Sta. Cruz, take jeep to Lucban
0600     ETA Lucban, take trike to Brgy. Ayuti
0700     ETA Ranger Station, eat snacks, prepare for trek,
0800     Start Trek
0900     ETA Old Magma Flow
1000     Major stop at Rest Area
1100     ETA 'Mukha'
1200     ETA summit of Banahaw de Lucban, explore the area, eat lunch.
1300     Start descent
1700     Back at Ranger Station, set camp, prepare dinner
1800     Dinner / socials

Day 2
0500     Wake-up call
0530     Breakfast, break camp
0700     Start descent to Taytay Falls
0930     ETA Taytay Falls; explore the system
1200     Lunch before departure
1300     Take jeep to Majayjay town then Sta. Cruz
1430     ETA Sta. Cruz
1500     Take bus bound for LRT-Buendia or Cubao
1800     Back in Manila

Description courtesy of Pinoy Mountaineer.

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