Mt. Batulao Traverse

MT BATULAO

MAJOR JUMP-OFF: Evercrest Golf Course, Nasugbu, Batangas
ELEVATION: 811 MASL
DAYS REQUIRED/HOURS TO SUMMIT: 1 day / 2-4 hours
SPECS: Minor climb, Difficulty 4/9, Trail class 3 with 60-70 degrees assault

ITINERARY

DAY 01
1100 – Meet-up at Mcdonald’s Edsa Station, Lunch
1130 – Assembly at Bus terminal
1200 – ETD from Manila
1400 – ETA at Evercrest, Merienda at the Carinderia
1430 – Start trek
1600 – ETA Basecamp (New Trail), Registration, Trek
1700 – ETA New trail Campsite, Pitch tent, Merienda, Picture taking
1800 – Free Time (Relax Batch) and Ascend To/Descend From Summit (Hyper Batch), Fun Shoot (Sunset is Better than Sunrise)
1900 – Prepare for Dinner
2000 – Dinner, Socials
2100 – Bonding, Anything goes
2400 – Lights off

DAY 02 PLAN #01
0800 – Prepare for Breakfast
0900 – Breakfast
1000 – Pack up, Break Camp, Trek to Summit
1100 – Summit, Picture Taking
1200 – Traverse to Old trail, Trek to Campsite #06, Rest, Prepare for Lunch
1300 – Lunch, Prepare for Trek
1430 – Trek to Basecamp (Old trail), Rest
1530 – ETA at Evercrest, Merienda
1600 – Wash up, Prepare to leave
1700 – ETD from Evercrest
1800 – ETA to Mushroom Burger, Dinner, Picture taking
2000 – ETD from Tagaytay
2200 – ETA at Manila

DAY 02 PLAN #02
0600 – Prepare for Breakfast
0700 – Breakfast
0800 – Pack up, Break Camp, Trek to Summit
0900 – Summit, Picture Taking
1100 – Traverse to Basecamp (Old trail), Rest, Prepare for Lunch, Prepare for Trek
1230 – ETA at Evercrest, Merienda, Prepare to leave
1300 – ETD from Evercrest
1330 – ETA to Matabungkay Beach, Lunch, Anything goes
1800 – Prepare for Dinner, Wash up
1900 – Dinner, Prepare to leave
1930 – ETD from Matabungkay Beach
2100 – ETA to Tagaytay
2300 – ETA at Manila

THINGS TO BRING:
01. Mess kit (Complete with Spoon, Fork, Food container & Cup)
02. Personal Medicines and Alcohol/Moist Towels (2 medium packs)
03. 2-3 Set of Clothes
04. Malong (All-Purpose)
05. 3 Liters of Water for Boys, 2 Liters of Water for Girls
06. 2 Packed Meal (Breakfast and Lunch if you’d like to lessen your cash on hand expenses)
07. Cap / Bandana / Bonnet (A Must)
08. 1 Pair of Arm Guards or Long Sleeves
09. Sunblock Lotion for your face, Off lotion for your body
10. Personal Toiletries (Tooth Brush, Toothpaste, Soap & Shampoo)
11. Trail Food (preferably Jelly Ace, Powerbars, Jelly Sticks, etc.)
12. Slippers / Sandals (Rubber with Backstrap)
13. 1 Pair of proper walking shoes (Sturdy, Stitched Rubber shoes or Hiking shoes)
14. Head Lamp / Flash Light (with extra batteries)
15. Trashbags
16. Whistle in case of emergency
17. Poncho/Raincoat
18. Gloves

*Observe Basic Mountaineering Course… Please put all candy wrapper/chocolate wrapper/cigarette butt in your packet during trek… LEAVE NO TRACE!

***Extracted from Relax Extremely Daring Mountaineers Archives

6 thoughts on “Mt. Batulao Traverse

  1. Pingback: Mt Batulao Traverse | Manong Lakwatsero

  2. Do you arrange for private tours? May I also ask for your mt. Batulao tour schedule if ever?

    Thanks.

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