Mount Tenglawan in Bakun, Benguet

Mount Tenglawan Sinacbat Bakun Benguet Location Mountain Trio Hiking Trail Carrot Rock Difficulty Camping Tour Guide Rainforest Pine Mossy Forest Summit Elevation Base Camp Barangay Distance Meters Mount Tenglawan is located in Sinacbat, Bakun in Benguet Province. It is one of the mountains in the so-called Bakun Trio (the other two mountains are Mount Kabunian and Mount Lobo). Mount Tenglawan features the Carrot Rock, which is similar to the Pico de Loro in Cavite. Mt Tenglawan’s trail is a combination of the talahib trails in Batulao, the rainforest of Mount Makiling, the pine trails of Akiki and the mossy forest of Mount Napulauan. Mount Tenglawan’s facade from the base of the mountain provides adventure to experienced mountain climber. Tenglawan is considered the most difficult of the three mountains of the Bakun Trio to hike. No amenities are available along the trail but the barangay’s hospitality is remarkable. Continue reading

Mount Kabunian in Benguet

Mount Kabunian Bakun Benguet Trio Igorot God Location Hiking Trail History Elevation Height Size Time Coffins Bones Destination Rock Climbers Trekking Climb Ecotourism Mossy Forest Thriller Barangay Mount Kabunian is located in Bakun, Benguet Province. Mount Kabunian is one of the three mountains in the Bakun Trio (the other two mountains are Mount Tenglawan and Mount Lobo). This mountain is known as the abode of the Igorot god “Kabunian“. Part of the mountain was used as a burial ground of the community’s ancestors and until now, remains of the old coffins and bones are still evident. This mountain is an ideal and challenging destination for rock climbers and mountain trekkers. Moreover, it is also a perfect venue to promote eco-tourism because it showcases the Kabunian‘s rice terraces and the famous Kabunian waterfalls. This rocky mountain stretches for kilometers displaying its multifaceted profile. A mossy forest is located a few meters from its summit. Mount Kabunian features the Thriller Trail and the imposing boulder formations along the Continue reading