Mount Pulag - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mount Pulag


Hiker from Cebu indicted over Mt Pulag fire, faces P2.36-M fine

May 22, 2018 - 12:01 PM

The 6 other hikers in the group were excluded in the case because 'their acts may not be interpreted to have assisted or aided the respondent,' says the Benguet Prosecutor's Office

TORCHED. Mount Pulag has been closed off from hikers after a grassland fire. BFP photos

Mount Pulag reopens to hikers, trekkers

Apr 25, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Foresters urge hikers who plan to climb Luzon's highest peak to be extra careful because the ecosystem remains fragile


Mt Pulag fire: Hikers face imprisonment, P18-M fine

Feb 14, 2018 - 6:13 PM

The hikers from Cebu will be charged for violating the Forest Code of the Philippines, says the DENR

 TORCHED. Mount Pulag is closed off from hikers for 6 months after a grassland fire. Bureau of Fire Protection photo

Mount Pulag's Akiki trail temporarily closed for at least 6 months – DENR

Jan 26, 2018 - 8:39 PM

'Authorities have decided to close the Akiki trail for 6 months or more to facilitate the regeneration process,' says the environment department

DENR prepares charges vs hikers responsible for Mount Pulag fire

Jan 24, 2018 - 3:55 PM

'The DENR recognizes the impact the fire had on the national park and we will pursue all legal avenues to bring those responsible to account,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

LOOK: Mount Pulag torched, portable burner found left behind

Jan 22, 2018 - 10:38 PM

Around 1.5 hectares of grassland was completely blackened by the fire

TORCHED. Mount Pulag has been closed off from hikers after a grassland fire. BFP photos

Trekkers advised to avoid climbing Mt Pulag

Dec 01, 2015 - 5:02 PM

Authorities will turn away trekkers because of unpredictable weather and state of camp sites

Mt Pulag hikers now required to show health clearance – DENR

Nov 13, 2015 - 6:43 PM

The advisory is issued after a 51 year old tourist from Novaliches Quezon City died of heart attack inside her tent at the famous forest park in Benguet

ONLY FOR THE PHYSICALLY FIT. The management of the Mount Pulag National Park adopts a no-health-clearance-no-hiking policy after a tourist from Quezon City dies of cardiac arrest in her tent. Photo courtesy of Mount Pulag National Park

The bumpy trail for child tour guides

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Child tour guides in the Philippines have to take care of tourists When the trail gets bumpy who will take care of them?

Above the Clouds: A video diary

Apr 30, 2013 - 10:06 AM

We live in such a beautiful country and to be able to capture this on film has been an honor

A JOURNEY TOGETHER. Ruru Madrid (left) is Andy and Pinoy rock icon Pepe Smith is the grandfather. Photo from the 'Above the Clouds' Facebook page