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NOTE: Hours are based on the average normal pace of our team. Please adjust accordingly.

DAY 1 - Travel to Romblon

1200 - Arrive in Batangas Port. Secure tickets to Sibuyan (Montenegro Lines, 954 pesos one-way)
1700 - Leave Batangas Port

Day 2 - Arrive in Romblon, Travel to Sibuyan

0500 - ETA Romblon Port. Early breakfast. Roam around.
1000 - Board MV Querubin (fare 190 pesos). Leave Romblon.
1230 - ETA Magdiwang Port Sibuyan. Lunch.
1400 - ETA DENR Magdiwang. Register.
1500 - Sidetrip Cantingas River Resort (10 pesos entrance fee). Swimming and photo ops.
1600 - ETA San Fernando Market. Buy supplies.
1700 - ETA Kuya Remy's Place. Dinner.
2000 - Short Orientation
2100 - Light's out.

DAY 3 - Dayhike Proper

0100 - Wake-up call. Last minute checks. Eat and drink something.
0200 - Start trek to Olango River/Olango Trail
0240 - Arrive in Olango River. Fill-up water bottles and bladders. No water source near the summit.
0300 - Proceed to Camp 1. Start of hard climb (60 to 65 degrees) via Olango Trail.
0400 - ETA Camp 1
0530 - ETA Camp 2
0730 - ETA Camp 3. Breakfast.
0900 - ETA Crash Site. Start of Open trail. Very hot when sunny. The rocks and boulders before the summit are very rough and sharp.
1100 - ETA Summit. Lunch at Secret Garden.
1200 - Resume Trek
1230 - 90 degree descent. YOU NEED TO GO SLOWLY AND SAFELY. One miss and you will fall off the cliff!!!
1330 - Peak of Deception. Steep and rocky trail. Rocks are very sharp. Be careful.
1400 - ETA Kiss the wall
1500 - ETA Mayo's Peak. There is a water source after this (Bulod) but it is completely drained during the dry season.
1600 - ETA Camp 3 Magdiwang Trail
1730 - ETA  Camp 2 Magdiwang Trail
1830 - ETA  Camp 1 Magdiwang Trail after which you will pass by Pahibalo and the river.
2000 - ETA DENR
2030 - ETA Beach Resort. Chillax. Enjoy your dinner!
2300 - Light's out

DAY 4 - Travel back to Batangas Port

0600 - Wake-up call. Eat breakfast
0700 - Proceed to Magdiwang Port. Secure your tickets as early as possible. There is a possibility that tickets will run out.
0900 - Board MV Querubin bound for Romblon Island.
1100 - ETA Romblon. Board RoRo bound for Batangas Port

DAY 5 - Arrive in Batangas Port

0100 - ETA Batangas Port. Say your goodbyes to the other team members.


« Last Edit: May 03, 2017, 07:58:43 PM by Pinoy Outdoorsman »
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