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25th MFPI Midyear President’s Meeting and Climb

25th MFPI Midyear President’s Meeting and Climb
Tiwi, Albay
Oct 27 – 31, 2010

General Schedule and Activities

October 27 Wednesday:
– Arrival and Registration of Participants
– Distribution of ID upon registration
– Opening Ceremony (hosted dinner)

October 28 Thursday
– Start trek to Taqui Ridge (1st batch)
– Bike trail
– Waterfalls day hike
– Tropical first aid c/o MFPI
– Pre-climb: Taqui Ridge 30 pax maximum
– Birding c/o Prof. jerry
– Photo exhibit

October 29 Friday
– Start trek to Taqui ridge (2nd batch)
– Water activities
Skim boarding
Frisbee
Corangon shoal
– Round-table-discussion climate change
– Bird watching
– Base camp games
– Arrival of Taqui Ridge Trekkers 1st batch

October 30 Saturday
– Mini adventure race
Only registered participants can join
– Local Mountain Guide training
– Birding
– Tropical first aid
– President’s meeting
– Race awarding
– Hosted dinner
– Concert /fellowship

October 31 Sunday
– Departure of Participants
– Side trip to MT. MAYON.

NAG Park:
– Is the base camp
– With stalls for souvenir items
Like local delicacies
Native products
Ceramics
Store
– With bathroom with water and electricity
– Limited outlet for cell phone charging

HOW TO GET THERE:

From Cubao Bus Station in front of Ali Mall you can find a lot of buses going to Bicol. You have a lot of choices to ride going to Tiwi.

Amihan Bus Line – with direct trip to Tiwi leaving at 4:30 PM, ETA 5:00 AM, followed by hourly interval going to Tabaco, Legazpi and Naga.

Cagsawa Bus Line- with 29 seaters plus CR on board.
– Business class without CR
– Last destination is Tabaco City from Tabaco another 15 kilometers trip by jeep going to Tiwi
If in case one bus is full of participants you can ask the driver to proceed to Tiwi.
– Leaving 6:00 PM to Tabaco, ETA 7:00 AM.
– Followed by hourly interval until 9:00 PM going to Tabaco, Legazpi and Naga

Penafrancia Tours
– business class without CR
– 29 seaters plus CR on board
– Last destination Legazpi City only
– leaving at 6:00 PM, ETA 7:00 AM
– followed by hourly interval until 9:00 PM going to Legazpi and Naga

Raymond Bus Line – Air-conditioned bus going to Tabaco City only
– Leaving the terminal at an hourly interval until 9:00 PM.

RSL bus line – 29 seaters plus CR.
– Business class without CR
– Three trips going to Tabaco and Catanduanes

There is an Ordinary Buses you can choose from if you are in tight budget.
– JVH
– RUJ Diaz
– St. Jude
– JVL
-ANTONINA

All these buses are going directly to Tiwi. These buses are with wide seat and leg compartment.

FARE:

Air con –    29 seaters Php. 1,000.00
Business Class Php. 800.00

Ordinary     –   Php. 350.00

From Pasay:
Take Philtranco bus and you can find a lot of ordinary buses as well.

From NAIA: Airfare is depending on the promo.
Cebu Pacific flight 9:00AM, 1:00 PM
Philippine Airlines Flight 6:00 AM, 5:00 PM
Zest Air FLIGHT 10:00 AM

VUKIG

“VUKIG”

31st MFPI Annual Congress and Climb
Climb Higher And Nurture Goodwill
April 7-11, 2010
San Pablo, Isabela

North Wind Outdoor Recreation Club, Inc.
Sang-at Salug Outdoor Club, Inc.
Sierra Madre Outdoor Club, Inc.
Sagada Environmental Guides Association
Mountaineering Federation of the Philippines, Inc.
Municipality of San Pablo, Isabela
Province of Isabela

– BMC
– Wilderness First Aid
– Forum on the Philippine Eagle
– Tribute to the Visionary Chang Guzman (Life and Works)
– Caving
– MFPI Gen. Assembly & Election of Board of Trustees (3 seats – Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao)
– Chang Tribute Climb – Mt. Dos Cuernos (20 pax)
– Concert by local and recording artists (featuring Lolita Carbon)

30th MFPI National Congress and Climb

The Northern Mindanao Mountaineering Society (NORMMS) Ecological Foundation Incorporated will be hosting the 30th MFPI National Congress and Climb on April 16-19, 2009 in the beautiful province of Bukidnon.

Major activities include the following:

1. Mt. Kitanglad – Mt. Dulangdulang Traverse
2. Mt. Dulangdulang – Dalwangan (Traverse)
3. Mt. Kitanglad (Backtrail)
4. Basic Mountaineering Course (MFPI-affiliated)

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For more information, visit their site here.

2nd Kapatagan EcoTourism Festival