ELIGIBILITY The hike is open to anyone who is physically fit who has sufficient knowledge about basic mountaineering. Participants are expected to be regular hikers who will not have difficulty in climbing the akiki trail, which has a difficulty that is equivalent to Difficulty 7/9 in the Challenge the Summit scale.
Inclusive of the following: – Round trip private VAN (Baguio-Ranger Station-Baguio) – Entrance fee + camping fee + green/LGU fee + cultural fee – Licensed tour guide – Associate Team Leader – Costs for organizing the trip (i.e. communications, logistics)
Exclusions: – Tent and mattress – Personal medication – Food for the whole climb
GENERAL ITINERARY DAY 1 (FEBRUARY 14, 2020) Friday 0430H Meet the Team at Jollibee, front of Victory Liner, Baguio City Front of Victory Liner, Baguio City 0500H Departing Baguio City 0700H ETA DENR, Briefing and seminar 1000H ETA DERN travel to jumpoff 1100H Jumpoff, secure local guides, porters etc. 1200H Start trek to edit river 1400H Edit River, quick lunch 1430H Start assault 1800H ETA Marllboro Country, camp, dinner, lights off
Day 2 (FEBRUARY 15, 2019) Saturday 0700H Breakcamp, light breakfast 08000H Start assault 1100H Water source 1300H Grassland 1500H Summit 1530H Start descent to ambangeg 1800H Ambangeg trail, Camp
Day 3 (FEBRUARY 16, 2019) Sunday 0700H Start descent 1200H End of Trek, wash up, quick lunch 1300H Travel back to Baguio 1900H ETA Baguio City, end of expedition
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