Return to the Playground of the Gods: Sea of Clouds of Mt. Pulag

My first major hike was Mt. Pulag. It was an amazing experience.

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This mountain is perhaps most famous for its very unique beauty unlike any other: IMO, its the view of Gods to the terrain of the world. Sea of clouds rolling in the mountains like its beneath your feet. It is a mountaineers/hikers dream to reach the summit to view the spectacular sunrise over the sea of clouds. We too hoped to see it but was not given the chance.

We enjoyed the trek over the Mossy forest to the grasslands.

We endured the windy and cold night under the foggy sky.

We created memories with games , stories and food trips

We (well I) almost got hypothermia for not changing my layers of wet clothing.

Got swept away by the strong winds of the summit assault.

Got stuck in long lines of hikers climbing up the summit.

Awed by how people treat you differently and very kindly going up and down the mountain.

how faith in humanity got strengthen by their eagerness to preserve nature.

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VERDICT:

Nonetheless, it is a sight to see and definitely one of my Top items in my Bucket list. So I WILL RETURN! – date of hike (March 22-23)

Mt. Pulag

The majestic Mt. Pulag.

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Climbing this mountain inspired me to write about my adventures.

It was life changing. I see myself as tiny dot in a world full of limitless possibilities.

 

THE PATH

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Trekking the different paths of this majestic mountain (mossy forest, grasslands, dirt and dusty rough roads) has been a food to the soul. It nourishes your inner self to be at peace with mother earth. It connects your life force to the great circle of life. It opens the pores of your spiritual self and absorb the air that is God’s love. Sounds cheesy but that’s how it felt. I’m serious 😐

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THE PEOPLE

Warm greetings of hi’s and hello’s. Wishing people luck and take cares are some of the things you will encounter climbing. You’re lucky if you get some advice and stories from strangers you meet. Some life lessons and some great tips!

You will see and feel what a wonderful world (ha ha did you sing the song?)

 

THE COLD

Perhaps the coldest temperature I have experienced. And the kind of cold you that you will miss every now and then!

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THE ADVENTURE

Rough roads you trek.

Rough winds you endure.

Vertical drop of rains you encounter.

Long lines of head lights and lamps, a sight to see, you will treasure

Summit assault, the climb where you want to be

Deep breaths you take

Great leaps you must make

All along, this is an amazing adventure you will remember!

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