Mt. Guiting-guiting Itinerary


April 1-5, 1999


DAY 1      Thursday April 1, 1999

Details                                     Elevation     Time
Assembly at Wendy's Buendia - Taft                         :00
ETD for Batangas City Port                                 :00
ETA at Batangas City                                       :00
ETD for Romblon Group of Islands                          5:00 PM

DAY 2      Friday April 2, 1999
Details                                     Elevation     Time
ETA at Magdiwang, Sibuyan Island                         10:00 AM
Courtesy call to Mayor*                                  10:00-11:30
Start of trek                                            12:00 PM
ETA at big/small river (last water source)                1:00
ETA at Mayo's Peak                                        7:00
NOTES & REMINDERS:
  1. Trekking time: approximately 7.0 hours.
  2. *Includes last minute buying of supplies. Permit/guide processing.
DAY 3      Saturday April 3, 1999
Details                                     Elevation     Time
Wake up call                                              4:30 AM
Start of trek/Summit Assault                              5:30
ETA Summit Cut-off time: 1:00pm                          12:00 PM
ETA Mayo's Peak                                           5:00 
NOTES & REMINDERS:
  1. Trekking time: approximately 11 hours.
DAY 4      Sunday April 4, 1999
Details                                     Elevation     Time
Wake up call                                              6:00 AM
Start of trek                                             7:30
ETA Small/Big River                                      11:30
ETD Dalahican/Batangas                                 Afternoon
NOTES & REMINDERS:
  1. Trekking time: approximately 5 hours.
DAY 5      Monday April 5, 1999
Details                                     Elevation     Time
ETA Dalahican/Batangas                                    5:00 AM
EXPENSES & FEES  PHP 1200.00* 

Guide                                              PHP   70.00
Bus fare: Manila-Lucena                                 200.00
Boat fare:                                              520.00
Miscellaneous Expenses                                  110.00
Food                                                    100.00
Contingency                                             200.00

NOTES & REMINDERS:
  1. Expect to be rained out during this climb. Prepare for wet and cold trekking. Waterproofing of your backpack is a must.
  2. It can be very cold especially in the evening and early morning. Bring sufficient cold weather clothing.
  3. Night trekking is highly probable. Bring adequate batteries, and a spare flashlight.
  4. Water container for 5 liters.
  5. Bring lots of trail food.
  6. Daypack for the summit assault.

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