As we continued the sequel of our adventure after the successful traverse in Mt. Palay Palay (pico de loro), we headed back to Evercrest after the replenishing our supplies in Nasugbu Market. We reached the Evercrest around 1800H then rented a Comfort Room near the jump-off. We also took our dinner in the nearby Cafeteria.
Mt. Maculot is one of the most popular day trip destinations. It is so popular that on weekends and summer months, there is a sari-sari store at the campsite. This mountain, at the heart of Batangas is known as a landmark for locals and travelers alike; it is easily identifiable because of its abruptly terminating east side – forming a cliff that is challenging for rock climbers and breathtaking to everybody else.
Mt. Cristobal also known as “Devil’s Mountain”, -due to its “W” shape as well as creepy secrets and mysteries.
Mt. Daguldol is situated in Brgy. Hugom, San Juan Batangas – boasting of its height at 670 meters above sea level. The jump-off area is near the seaside where you can have a sidetrip, with a lot of resorts to choose rom after going down.
We continue our traverse to Manabu Peak from Mt. Malipunyo. Our chosen exit point is Sto Tomas, Batangas. Manabu Peak is known as a “Cofee Mountain” because at the middle of the trail, there’s a hut owned by Mang Pirying, who offers homemade “Kapeng Barako” – absolutely for free.
Mt. Malipunyo belongs to the Malarayat mountain range, located around the municipalities of Sto Tomas and Talisay Batangas.
After a successful overnight camp and hike in Mt. Batulao, we headed to Fernandez Residence to take our lunch and rest for a while to regain our energy. We planned our side trip near the vicinity of Lemery Batangas.
Mt. Batulao is a famous destination in Nasugbu Batangas of mountaineers, having a rolling slopes and two trail connected if you prefer to traverse the mountain.