Photo by Michael Denne
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||November 22, 1906|
|First successful climber(s):||Elmer Drew Merill , forestry and military officials on botanical expediton|
|Nearest major airport:||NAIA Int'l Airport|
|Convenient Center:||lantuyan, baco, mindoro oriental|
Thanks to Sheryl for adding this peak.
Most difficult to climb in the Philippines.
Knife edge ridges, scenic view of Mindoro Island.
Currently HALCON is CLOSED for all types of exploration for 5 yrs starting 2006. The reason is to let the flora recover from recent fires and irresponsible campers.
Thanks to Sheryl for this description.