Mt Pulag is a superb mountain to climb when you dwell in manila or in Luzon. The start line (rangers station) is just three hours from Baguio, which can also be simple to get to from whichever level in Luzon you are coming from.
Once you get to the rangers station you may simply be given a brief seminar and after paying some charges you are good to go.
The climb itself is not overly troublesome when you correctly tempo your self. It might be arduous to breath at first due to the altitude however so long as you do not push your self too arduous, it’s best to be capable of alter.
For quick climbers, the trek to the tenting space will solely take round three hours. The path to the camp will take you thru three space, the pine forest, the mossy forest, and the grass lands.
You ought to have been assigned guides when after the seminar on the rangers station so make sure to comply with their recommendation and allow them to know when you’re having any issues. The guides are locals they usually could make the trek a number of occasions a day. They cowl the space in about half the time most different individuals do.
You’ll additionally get the choice to rent porters when you really feel that you just’re lower than carrying your gear up the mountain. Believe me after I say that having no bag to hold makes the climb considerably simpler. So when you did not practice for the climb, it is likely to be finest to only depart your stuff.
The Camping Area
The tenting space at Mt Pulag is on the grassy space of the path. It’s truly on the finish of the mossy forest, simply a few meters away from the drinkable spring water.
The camp is sort of at all times full as a result of the mountain is such a preferred climb. So attempt to search for a spot the place you and your group can arrange camp that is not too removed from the improvised consolation rooms that they’ve up there. If you could find one, search for a clearing that is shielded from the wind by a hill.
The wind is basically chilly up there and you are going to really feel it even when you’re sporting layered clothes. A wind-breaker is basically vital there. You may use trash baggage as wind breakers when you weren’t in a position to deliver one.
Most individuals who go to Mt Pulag sleep in a single day on the camp. Then they trek the final stretch for two hours actually early to allow them to be on the summit simply in time for dawn.
This half might be the best as a result of the bottom is simple to stroll on. The place is hilly however there are not any overly steep components besides on the finish.
And that ends the climb. Once you get to the highest, simply look ahead to the solar to rise and make sure to deliver a digital camera. You’re going to need to take a number of photos.