The legion of skyscrapers towering Cebu City are proof enough of a desire to always be on top. One way or another, we may admit it or not, each one of us has the burning desire to dominate, to be the first, the champion or the best of everything.
A charity Climb
Education is considered as one of the top problems of a third world country. In my beloved Philippines, we have a lot of issues that makes us stick to being third world or Class C in general. This is because majority struggle because of poverty. What's sad is that some who are less privileged reduce their opportunities by adapting the known Philippine folklore character noteworthy of uber laziness Juan Tamad and other than that, the government's budget to improve Philippine education seems inadequate.
Hence the cry of poverty.
Our Mt APO summit bid, our 2nd major climb for this year 2013, was laid out as early as December of 2012 and was organized by our outgoing Club President, Teresa. The plan was simple really, get promo fares while enduring the 6 month wait, get some activities done for the club and, well, climb all the way to the summit and get back. Have fun and memories while doing so.
Last October 15, 2013 at 8:12 A.M, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Bohol and affected even the Cebu Province which is hundreds of kilometres away. 222 were reported dead, 8 were missing, and 976 people were injured. In all, nearly 69 thousand structures were damaged or destroyed. It was the deadliest earthquake in the Philippines in 23 years. - Wikipedia
Adventure is a breath of fresh air
It's like being on a frozen mountain top. It's like getting there and not being able to climb back down. It's like having to survive in that hostile environment for months just by eating insects and drinking tea made out of twigs.
We are the 1&1 Outdoors Club, an affirmation of our never-ending adventure with the great outdoors and roads less traveled.
We conquer summits after countless hours of trekking, gasp at the euphony of majestic waterfalls, contemplate about life with the eerie silence of a mountain top lake as backdrop, or bask at the serenity of a secluded white beach – and do the same thing again if we would want because the whole experience can never be the same twice. This is because we value friendship and camaraderie as much as we do for the outdoors, our playground.
Last June 2-3 the group went to Negros City to climb Mt. Talinis. This was one of the major climb we did for this year. The estimated time of the walk was 8 hours assault to the peak and 9 hours going back to the city. Yes, this was one …