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8th MFPI Luzon Summit

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Nueva Viscaya Mountaineering Society, Inc., with help of the Department of Tourism and Nueva Vizcaya LGU, hosts the 8th MFPI Luzon Summit this coming May 30 to June 2 at Camp AGBAPER, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.

Program and Schedule of Activities

  • Day 1 Thursday May 30
    • Whole day Arrival of delegates/registration
    • 10am Cultural peace tribute c/o SEGA, Sagada, Mt. Province
    • 6pm Opening ceremonies
    • 8pm Pre climb & caving
  • Day 2 Friday May 31
    • Whole day Arrival of delegates/registration
    • 5:30am BEAT THE HEAT Summer 7K Run
    • 8am Departure of delegates on Mt Palali & Capisaan Cave
    • 8:30am Tree planting
    • 10am Basic Mountaineering Course 1, 2
    • Games
    • Day hike
  • Day 3 Saturday June 1
    • Whole day Arrival of delegates/registration
    • Whole day Games
    • 7am BEAT THE HEAT Summer 25K Mountain bike
    • 8am Basic Mountaineering Course 3 & 4
    • 10am Basic wilderness Rescue
    • 1-5pm Arrival of delegates from Mt. Palali & Capisaan cave
    • 4pm MFPI President meeting
    • 5pm PROGRAMS
    • Environmental talk
    • Film showing
    • Hosted dinner
    • Socials
    • Games
    • Awarding Ceremony
    • CONCERT
  • Day 4 Sunday June 2
    • 8am Post meeting 8th MFPI Luzon Summit
    • 11 am THANKS GIVING

Registration

Registration Fee: MFPI Member- Php 700.00
Non-MFPI Member – Php 800.00
(Inclusive of shirt, Identification Card, Certificate, welcome dinner on May 30 and Hosted Dinner on June 1)

Registration Period: Registration starts on February 18 to May 31, 2013

Early Birds: (Until April 15, 2013)

Registration fees could be deposited to:

Account Name: MARIEDAN S. IGLESIAS
BPI SOLANO
Savings Account No: 8579126877

Contact persons:

Allen D. Sarmiento – 09054414418 (Globe)
Raymund Zamora – 09478837636 (Smart)

*A surprise token will be given for the group with the biggest delegation

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35th Annual Congress Update

Schedule of Activities

First MFPI Kids Camp

Kids Camp Banner

Announcing the first ever MFPI Kids Camp, an fun filled event aiming to engage kids aged 6 to 16 in learning basic outdoor skills through various activities such as:

Tent Pitching
Land Navigation
Shelter Building
Rappel
Wall Climbing
Zip line
Group Dynamics/Games

Lectures on Leave No Trace and the 3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Principles will also be given.

Venue is at Kampo Trexo, Alfonso, Tagaytay (see map) on 2013 April 20-21.

Registration Fee/Kid: Php 750 is inclusive of the following:

  • Event Tshirt
  • 4 Meals(Saturday-Lunch & Dinner; Sunday(Breakfast & Lunch)
  • Camping fees( Facilitators,Materials for the Activities,Tent etc)

Registration Fee/Parent/Guradian: Php 500 inclusive of camping fees only

Please deposit your registration fee(s) at this account:
BPI savings account # 3179 0986 43
Account Name Pilar N. Ortega.

For further questions and inquiries please contact the following
Yay Ortega: 09088940691
Tim Rodriguez: 09178179606

35th Annual Congress

35th Annual Congress

The MFPI, in cooperation with TRIMMOC, BAGTAK and MFSM, will hold its 35th Annual Congress at Samal Island, Davao on April 25-28, 2013.

For details, contact Jhune Bacus or post a message at the MFPI Facebook Group page.

MFPI 2012 Skills Olympics and Christmas Party

 

MFPI will be holding the 2012 Skills Olympics and Christmas Party on December 8, 2012 at the Villadolid Hall, UP Diliman.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
9am-10am- Registration of participants
10am-5pm-Event Proper

6pm-onwards- Awarding and Xmas Party

EVENTS
Search and Rescue- 4pax/Club
Orienteering-3pax/Club
Stove Handling-1pax/Club
Tent Pitching-2pax/club
Knot tying and Ropemanship – 1pax/club
SRT-1pax/club

No replication of participants/team or club
Mixed gender

MECHANICS
General Mechanics – http://bit.ly/SkillOlympics2012GenMechanics

SIGN UP
Search and Rescue – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012SAR
Orienteering – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012Orienteering
Stove Handling – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012Stove
Tent Pitching – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012TentPitching
Knot tying and Ropemanship – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012Knot
SRT – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012SRT

Want to volunteer? Sign up too – http://bit.ly/MFPISO2012Volunteer

MFPI Awards

The MFPI Awards seeks to recognize the various accomplishments of its members who have sought to further the mission-vision of the Federation.

Categories:

  • Environmental Service- for clubs only
  • Community Service – for clubs only
  • Mountaineering Achievement – for clubs only
  • Special Awards/Hall of Fame – for clubs or individual members

Read the full mechanics.

Mountaineers for Relief

 

Disaster in the form of widespread flooding caused by heavy habagat rains on the second week of August disrupted the lives of thousands of families, leaving many of them cold, hungry and homeless. Mountaineers from MFPI and friends extended aid to Brgy. San Vicente and Brgy. Kalayaan, both lakeside barangays of the Municipality of Angono, Rizal after the torrential rains.

Donations poured in, and on August 11, sorting and repacking of relief goods took place at For The Road bar, Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City. The next day, some 50 or more mountaineers were deployed to Angono for relief distribution and to facilitate a feeding program at the affected barangays. The day was a success, thanks to everybody’s effort and cooperation.

Thank you to everybody who helped in this undertaking. Your cash and goods donations, as well as your time and energy were very much appreciated. There’s still a lot more to be done. Hope to see you all again at the next relief mission.

27th MFPI Presidents’ Meeting

 

The 27th MFPI President’s Meeting this year will be held in Mt. Manunggal, Balamban, Cebu on 2012 October 26-28, in cooperation with Camp Cebu, CEMS, COAT, and USC Mountaineers.

Registration fee is PhP 500, inclusive of shirt, transpo from Cebu City to basecamp and vv.

Activities/Itinerary

DAY 1 October 26

7:00am to 12:00nn Registration @ the OutPost lahug Near JY square

12:00ETD transport Participant to Base Camp @ Mt. Manunggal (no more Store at the site )
2:00pm ETA at the Base camp base . set up camp ( water , toilet , shower room available at the camp site
4:00 pm briefing for Day hike , Trekking over night , BMC
6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm presentation of the clubs and RM or IM
10:00 pm lights off

DAY 2 October 27

7:00 am ETD for Day Hike a from Base Camp to Tabunan River
6-8 hrs . ETD for Trekking from base camp to Mt. Mauyog 6-7hrs camp at Tabunan
8:00 am Start BMC @ the Multi Purpose building
12:00nn break for BMC lunch time
1:00pm Resume BMC
3:00 pm ETA of day Hike Via Tabunan , ETD for trekking set Camp at Bry. Tabunan
4:00 pm Start of Skills Olympics
7:00 pm Video Presentation Per CLUB @ RM ( ALL Clubs please prepare your presentation )
10:00 pm lights off

DAY 3 October 28

7:00 am ETD for DAY Hike Base Camp to MT. Mauyog 6hrs , break Camp For Trekking Going to Tabunan Forrest
8:00am Resume BMC , Resume Skills Olympics and start Presidents Meeting, Adventure Cafe
12:00nn Lunch Break
2:00pm end of presidents Meeting, ETA of Day hike & trekking and End of Skills Olympics
3:00 pm Break Camp
4:00 pm ETD to Cebu
6:00 pm ETA at The OUTPOST for Awarding and Socials

NOTE:  DAY hike 20 Pax only per day, Trekking 20 Pax

Please visit the official Facebook page of the event for details.

34th MFPI Annual Congress

Come to Dawey Dawey this APRIL 25-29, 2012 and experience what Zambales has to offer!

The 34th MFPI Annual Congress will be hosted by Globe Adventure Club and the Ulo ng Apo Mountaineering Club in close coordination with the Zambales tourism board. This multi-day event will showcase the Domorokdok festival and feature some of the best short films from BANFF mountain film world tour.

**Official Opening will be on April 25 but there will be climbs that will start a few days earlier. More details will be released soon.

Visit the 34th MFPI Annual Congress page on Facebook.

MFPI Christmas Party and Monthly Meeting

Merry Christmas to all!

Everyone is invited to the 2011 MFPI Christmas Party and Monthly Meeting on December 8, 8:30pm at the Cool Stop Resto Bar on Pioneer St., Pioneer Centre, Pasig City.