Monthly Archives: May 2005

May 2005 Minutes

MINUTES OF THE MFPI MAY FED MEETING
Pioneer Grill, Pioneer Center, Mandaluyong
May 4, 2005

Call to order @ 8:25 pm

I. Viewing of the Everest Team New Zealand Training Film Clips

II. Run down of the Agenda
a. President’s Report by Mr. Regie Pablo
i. Reforestation Program
· Reading materials and manuals from UNESCO & DENR were disseminated
· 2M available seedlings for tree planting activities
· Should be an endemic species
· Tree nourishing after 3 months of tree planting
· Environmental awareness – should be included in the BMC training
· Regie acknowledged the presence of two MFPI officers  – Yoyong Velasquez & Roy Palma

ii. Trail Maintenance Week
· 2002 – Established as International year of the mountain
· June 5-12 – (World Environment Day) National Trail Maintenance Week
· Tree planting
· Trail restoration
· Trail sign installation
· June 5 – Payatas tree planting activity
· All members and non-members are welcome to join
· Proposal:
a. Adopt a mountain and think of a particular activity in that area
b. To assign a committee to implement this program

iii. Sierra Madre Trail Project
· Two months to establish a trail
· Identify existing trail
· Environmental assessment

iv. Membership dues
· Payable during Ozamis Congress
· July 4, 2005 deadline for membership dues (by laws)

b. Education Committee/Mountain Training Board
i. Announcement of BMC schedules (Quarterly) by Mr. Elmer Cabotage:
· Second Quarter Courses EduCom MFPI

§ BMC – Luzon ( Manila )
Course Code : BMC 1
Orientation : May 18 / 7 pm @ the Pioneer Grill
Date : May 21-22
Venue : TBA
Instructor : Mr. Mar Melendres
Fee : Php 400.00
Contact Nos. : 0917 – 5259798
E-mail : mar93fsierra@yahoo.com

§ BMC – Visayas (Cebu City)
Course Code : BMC 1
Orientation : TBA
Date : TBA
Venue : TBA
Coordinator / Instructor : Mr. Randy Su
Fee :
Contact Nos. : 0917- 6262621
E-mail :

§ BMC – Mindanao (CDO)
Course Code : BMC 1
Orientation : TBA
Date : TBA
Venue : TBA
Coordinator / Instructor : Mr. Eric Bantuyan
Fee :
Contact Nos. : 0919 – 3435300
E-mail : viajerooutdoors@eudoramail.com

§ Introduction to Sport Climbing – Luzon (Manila)
Course Code : SC 1
Orientation : TBA
Date : TBA (6 sessions)
Venue : Power-ups, Pasig
Coordinator / Instructor : Mr. Elmer Cabotage
Fee :  450.00 inclusive of entrance & instruction for 6 sessions
Contact Nos. : 0918 – 9335241
E-mail : educom_mfpi@yahoo.com

§ Jungle Environmental Survival Training (JEST)
Course Code : JEST
Orientation : July 6
Date : July 8-10
Venue : JEST Subic, Zambales
Coordinator / Instructor : Mr. Elmer Cabotage
Fee :  TBA
Contact Nos. : 0918 – 9335241
E-mail : educom_mfpi@yahoo.com

Courses for the 3rd quarter 2005 (Tantative)
§ Course Code : I – LNT
Date : August 2005   (3 day program)
Venue : Makiling Center for Mountain Eco-System
Coordinator : Mr. Robbie Cereno
Fee : TBA

ii. MFPI Sportsfest – August – September
· Phil. Traditional Games

c. Membership Committee Report
i. Announcement of new subcommittee head  by Mr. Manny Yu – Mr. Dexter Casagnap – Regular Member Affairs

d. Mountain Safety Committee Report
i. MFPI Search & Rescue Team
· Open for registration for those who are interested
· Full time
ii. July is the National Disaster Consciousness Month
iii. Mountain safety program for club members
iv. Recruitment procedure for Search & Rescue team
v. Tap safety com for instructor
· ex. Water safety, etc
· visit MFPI_Safetycom@yahoo.com for more details

e. Other Matters
i. One of the MFPI members ask for financial assistance in behalf of a fellow MFPI fire victim member
ii. Friendship Climb pre-climb by Batangas Backpackers & Fujitsu

Meeting Adjourned @ 9:15 pm

Viewing of the Everest Team New Zealand Training Film Clips

Prepared by: Thet Trajano
Checked by: Manny Yu
Approved by: Regie Pablo

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EduCom 2nd Quarter 2005 Courses

Basic Mountaineering Course – Luzon (Manila)
Course Code: BMC 1
Orientation: May 18 7:00 PM Pioneer Grill
Course Date: May 21-22
Course Venue: TBA
Course Instructor: Mr. Mar Melendres
Course Fee: Php 400.00
Contact Nos. 0917-5259798
E-mail: mar93fsierra@yahoo.com

Basic Mountaineering Course – Vizayas (Cebu City)

Course Code: BMC 1
Orientation: TBA
Course Date: TBA
Course Venue: TBA
Course Coordinator/Instructor: Mr. Randy Su
Course Fee:
Contact Nos. 0917-6262621
E-mail:

Basic Mountaineering Course – Mindanao (Cagayan de Oro City)
Course Code: BMC 1
Orientation: TBA
Course Date: TBA
Course Venue: TBA
Course Coordinator/Instructor: Mr. Eric Bontuyan
Course Fee:
Contact Nos. 0919-3435300
E-mail: viajerooutdoors@eudoramail.com

Introduction to Sport Climbing – Luzon (Manila)
Course Code: SC 1
Orientation: TBA
Course Date: TBA (6 sessions)
Course Venue: Power-Up Pasig
Course Coordinator: Mr. Elmer Cabotage
Course Fee: 450.00 inclusive of entrance and instruction for 6 sessions
Contact Nos. 0918-9335241
E-mail: educom_mfpi@yahoo.com

Jungle Environment Survival Training
Course Code: JEST
Orientation: July 6
Course Date: July 8-10
Course Venue: JEST Subic, Zambales
Course Coordinator: Mr. Elmer Cabotage
Course Fee: TBA
Contact Nos. 0918-9335241
E-mail: educom_mfpi@yahoo.com

Courses for 3rd Quarter 2005 (Tentative)
Leave No Trace Instructors Course
Course Code: I-LNT
Course Date: August 2005
Course Venue: Makiling Center for Mountain Eco-System
Course Coordinator: Mr. Robie Cereno
Course Fee: TBA