The most popular mountain for hiking is located in Davao. Mount Apo is apparently the highest mountain in the Philippines at 2,954 meters high. Most hikers take three days to make it to the mountain top and back from the starting point. If you and your companions are in good shape, you can challenge yourselves and complete the trip in 2 days or less.
There are thousands of plants to look at along the way, but limited wildlife can be seen. Birds are not even a common sight. Bamboo stairs help make climbing vertically easier along with crossing bridges to get across rivers and streams. Here are a few tips to take note of when climbing Mount Apo: [Read more…]