Cagayan Valley

Aguinaldo Trail (San Mariano-Palanan) / Isabela

Mt. Anacuao: Aurora / 1620m
Mt. Danayag: Aurora / 1595m
Mt. Dos Cuernos: Isabela / 1800m
Mt. Iraya: Batanes / 1009m
Mt. Maaling-Alng: Aurora / 1885m
Mt. Matarem: Batanes / 473m
Mt. Palali: Nueva Vizcaya / 1715m
Mt. Palanan: Isabela / 1200+m
Mt. Pamaza-pasam / Aurora
Mt. Pinondohan: Aurora / 1200+m
Mt. Pullol: Nueva Vizcaya / 1400+m
Mt. Udok / Aurora

Valungid Peak: Batanes / 160m

We are still awaiting information on the mountains of Aurora, several of which were showcased in the 29th Federation Climb of the MFPI, sponsored by the UP Mountaineers, in April 2008. Although Cagayan Valley has been blessed with much of the Sierra Madre range, it is still a relatively undiscovered region insofar as mountain climbing is concerned. Hopefully, this is change in the future as more mountains in the Valley are unraveled.

Maria Aurora Outdoor Club (MAOC)
Sierra Madre Outdoor Club (SMOC)

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21 Comments on "Cagayan Valley"

10 years 28 days ago

Isa rin po ako na baguhan na nag aamok umakyat s kabundukan ng isabela't cagayan. Kaso wlang samahan d2 n naorganisa, kya po natin mag organisa kung nanaisin, pra mkilala ang kagandayan ng cagayan valley. "Sadyang napakasaya sa pinas"

10 years 4 months ago

sayang naman at hindi pa naeexplore mga mountains dito sa cagayan. I did some mountaineering when I was studying in Baguio pero nung lumipat ako ng cagayan natigil na,kating kati na akong umakyat ng bundok ulit kaso wala namang pwedeng makasama na umakyat dito sa cagayan.

11 years 9 months ago

Good Afternoon, fortunate i climbed last April, 2012 the Cagua Volcano in Gonzaga, Cagayan, it a great potential to the mountaineering world to open and explore the mountains within the town of Gonzaga or Cagayan Province.

12 years 2 months ago

The coastal side of Sierra Madre is still a bit "unexplored" or "unknown" to mountaineering circles.

I've seen many routes in the country but nothing compares to the remoteness, near-pristine and diverse nature when exploring this part of the country.

If you're in Cagayan province, there are 3 access going to the coastal side.
1. There's a traverse from the town of Baggao to the coast-taking three days. These are Agta trails that takes three full days.

2. My favorite is a boat trip from The northermost-tip, the town of Sta Ana to the Sitio's in the coast. Any mountain peak is accessible via logging trails. However, boat trips are closed during the months from September to January.

3. From Peñablanca – also a traverse

12 years 3 months ago

Hi Dr Gid-Pls include Mt. Island Di'nem on your list of mountains in Batanes. Its 531M.
I hope our adventures in that island mountain is one of a kind you will never forget.