Men in the Mountains

As a mountaineer myself, it’s been a privilege to meet people so young (and not so young alike) willing to pursue their passion into mountain climbing. Apart from reaching the peak and take wonderful shots to boast in social media, it is equally interesting to let them know that the journey towards becoming a responsible mountaineers will be as hard as ascending into the steep trail. Knowledge and skills on mountaineering as well as the heart and mind of a true mountaineer will be their weapon to this passion.

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Into Mt. Talomo: My Different Kind of Date

10945552_1307999299222951_685090120272855624_nSo this one belongs to my post- Valentine entry and travel diary as well. 😀 😀 It was funny to think how this journey opened doors to me. I was late for the meeting because I had prior activity but thing was, something had driven me to drop by at the office. T’was really unusual but then as I had arrived, everybody left as expected except for some people. I felt guilty about it knowing that I could have been there earlier if I wanted to. So to divert my attention, we spent the remaining hours talking which eventually led to the invitation of mountain climbing. It was Wednesday evening, two days before the exact date for climbing. Two-day versus one-month of supposed to be the ideal prep for a major climb. Continue reading