Saturday, November 20, 2010

Mt. Pico de Loro 2010

Ternate, Cavite
Major jump-off: Magnetic Hill, Ternate
LLA: 14° 12.855 N; 120° 38.785 E; 664 MASL
Days required / Hours to summit: 1-2 days / 4-5 hours
Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 3/9, Trail class 1-3

The Backpackers:
Ivan Laurence Ignacio
Heinz Lopez Alvarez, Jr.
Len Tomas
Liz Honrade
Ralph Flores
York Advento

Mt. Pico de Loro: The Parrot's Beak Adventure
By: Heinz Lopez Alvarez, Jr.

A view taken from the summit of Mt. Pico de Loro. The huge rock formation at the left is what's known to climbers as "Toreng Bato".

November 20, 2010- It was a clear Saturday morning and we were all excited to end our last shift for that week. Everybody was looking forward to a good adventure, a climb to the Mount Pico de Loro in Ternate, Cavite.