Mt. Maculot – Conquered!!!

13 02 2006


Located at Cuenca, Batangas, Philippines, Mt Maculot is one of the more popular destinations for mountain climbing beginners. It is a short 2-4 hour hike from the jump off point at Mountaineer’s Store, Brgy. 7 “Siete” and the trail is riddled with rest stops every few meters.

It is also known for its volcanic rock formation, known as the Rockies, and the view overlooking the Taal Lake. It is ideal for the the day traveler who wants to get out of the day to day hustle of Manila, although some may say that it is best experienced during the night.

The Trail:

Since this is one of the most visited mountains, the trail is clear and easy to follow. From the main road, there is an unmistakable sign indicated how to get the jump off point. Read the rest of this entry »