Four Reasons To Trek Mount Talamitam
As an outdoor activity, trekking is increasingly popular nowadays. Mt. Talamitan, a.k.a. as Mt. Batulao’s younger sister, offers a minor climb that comes with major thrills for the trekkers.
1. Mt. Talamitan’s jump off point is very accessible since it’s located on the main highway at Sitio Bayabasan, Brgy. Aga, in Nasugbu. Fees for registration, guide services and use of facilities are affordable. Also, Tagaytay is just nearby where you can dine and relax before or after your climb.
“Mt. Talamitam is an easy climb and popular among beginners. It usually only takes just 1.5 to 2.5 hours to complete the trek up to the summit.“
2. Mt. Talamitam is an easy climb and popular among beginners. It usually only takes just 1.5 to 2.5 hours to complete the trek up to the summit. There’s ample of resting areas stationed along the trail, even at the peak, for taking time out to drink water and have some snacks. Since the trail lacks tree cover, it is recommended to start the climb early and hurdle the 60-degree trail before the peak as the sun rises.
3. At the summit, trekkers are rewarded with breathtaking views of Nasugbu and Calatagan of Batangas, and the rolling hills and mountains of Maragondon, Cavite. Notable peaks include Mt. Batulao (SE), Mt. Makiling, partially covered by the Tagaytay Ridge (ENE), Pico de Loro (W), and the Lubang islands (SW).
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4. Trekking gives you the opportunity to unplug from the digital world and spend some time admiring nature’s beauty as seen through the naked eyes. The trek also requires just the right amount of physical exertion to be considered as the exercise you need as a weekend warrior.