Mt. Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines at around 3148 meters above sea level.
Declared a National Park as of May 9. 1936 by president Manuel L. Quezon it boast a 72,796 hectares of mossy tropical forest, waterfalls,lakes, plants and animals, sulfur vents. And it is one of the last places in the Philippines which is home to the endangered Philippine eagle.
|Difficulty:||Major Mountain Expedition|
|Best months for climbing:||Apr|
|Year first climbed:||October 10, 1880|
|First successful climber(s):||Don Joaquin Rajal and party|
|Nearest major airport:||Davao Int'l Airport|
|Convenient Center:||Davao City|
Thanks to Cameron Mercado for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Mount Apo.
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- Log #16350 - by rodan d. asuncion on July 12, 2004we successfully summited again this year. we took the kapatagan trail and hoping that we will pass through the boulders in climbing the peak but ended up at lake venado. we actually took the long...
- Log #16353 - by dominick f. lacson on Nov 13, 2002Correction Mt. Apo is 10,311 feet.A plaque is located at the top. The highest in the Philippines.
- Log #16354 - by André Vallée on Aug 17, 2002I know Reynaldo Sorongon and Edmundo Viacrucis who were my students and who also climbed Mount Apo. Edmundo has a photo album of my excursion. Fr Bulold, Carbonneau, Loiselle were members of our team.