Mt Apo - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mt Apo


Filipina mountaineer eyes Everest after Mt Apo conquest

Mar 05, 2019 - 6:20 PM

In preparation for her Everest expedition, Carla Tumaliuan regularly climbs, does crampons training, bouldering, running, and practices of her knot-tying skills

GREATER HEIGHTS. Carla Tumaliuan prepares for her Mount Everest climb after finishing Mount Apo in 6 hours. Photo from release

IP leaders hold tribal ritual to save Mt Apo

May 24, 2016 - 1:40 PM

During the sacred ritual which sought forgiveness from the tribes ancestors for the disrespect of Mt Apo North Cotabato 2nd District Representative Nancy Catamco is named a Diwata or protector

RITUAL. Several IP groups hold a special ritual to save Mt. Apo. All photos by Editha Z. Caduaya

How to save our mountains from fires

Apr 07, 2016 - 9:50 AM

Firebreaks and education can save Philippine summits

Image courtesy Gregg Yan

A visit to Mt Apo, experiencing a world within a world

Mar 28, 2016 - 10:05 PM

The beauty of this mountain and the fulfillment that awaits adventurous souls who climb it should be experienced by every Filipino It s our moral obligation to protect it for future generations

The rainforest of Mt. Apo offers climbers a rewarding experience. Photo by Louie Lapat

Fire-hit Mt Apo cleared of climbers

Mar 28, 2016 - 1:21 AM

Dozens of firemen and volunteers are still battling the blaze that hit the country s highest peak

Firefighters battle Mt Apo fire

Mar 27, 2016 - 1:12 AM

UPDATED Accounts say the fire started at 1 pm on Black Saturday along the blueberry area near the Mt Apo summit the highest peak in the country and a major tourist spot

FIRE. Fire on the Mt Apo summit is reported on Black Saturday. Its cause is still undetermined. Photo by Philip Dizon

#SharePH #ShareDavao: Diving, Mt. Apo, the Philippine eagle

Nov 24, 2014 - 5:44 PM

Watch the first episode of Rappler s new travel show SharePH as it explores Davao city Share your own Davao memories

#SharePH #ShareDavao: Hotels to try

Nov 04, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Here are a few hotels to try when you re in Davao city

#SharePH #ShareDavao: Restaurants to try

Nov 01, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Here are a few food places to try when you re in Davao city

FDC bids P128M for PSALM’s 1st Mindanao IPPA auction

Sep 24, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The winning bidder will manage the Independent Power Producer Administrator contract output of Mt Apo 1 and 2 geothermal power plants in North Cotabato

7 bidders pre-qualify for PSALM’s 1st Mindanao IPPA auction

Sep 23, 2014 - 3:32 PM

Interested parties have until Wednesday September 24 to submit their bids for the Independent Power Producer Administrator contract

PSALM to bid out 4 gov’t power facilities this year

Aug 25, 2014 - 2:01 PM

Mt Apo 1 and 2 Sucat and Power Barge 104 plants are up for privatization

Embrace the challenge! The basic guide to your first ever climb

Feb 16, 2014 - 11:45 AM

You don t have to be a pro mountaineer to experience the exhilaration of the climb You should however be prepared Here are tips from a climbing ethusiast s first hand experience

2013 in green: Top 10 PH environmental news

Dec 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From devastated coral reefs to renewable energy 2013 was a rollercoaster ride for Mother Nature to say the least

13 mountaineers stranded in Mt Apo

Oct 07, 2013 - 6:37 PM

Kidapawan City s search and rescue unit is presently securing the mountaineers

[Pinoy Mind Map] Highs and lows

Aug 24, 2013 - 3:27 PM

The Philippines is remarkably rich in interestingly complex geological phenomena that invite — and deserve — further study

Mountaineers trapped in Mt Apo rescued

Sep 25, 2012 - 11:51 AM

Local authorities rescue 6 mountaineers in Mt Apo in Davao

[PH Travel] Mt. Apo adventure race

May 09, 2012 - 7:27 PM

Filipinos emerged as winners in what was — literally — a climb to the top

WINNING BROTHERS. Gerald and Cresencio Sabal, professional runners and Palarong Pambansa champions, emerged as winners in the Mt. Apo Boulder Face Challenge. Photo from Karlos Manlupig