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Active volcano reopens to trekkers after three-year ban

Mount Kanlaon in Negros Island Region has reopened for trekking after a three-year ban. Joan Nathaniel Gerangaya, head of Special Concerns of the Negros Occidental Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, said the trails were closed after the volcano was placed under Alert Level 1. On May 5, the Philippine…



Mount Apo reopens to trekkers after devastating fire

Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines, will reopen to trekkers after a devastating fire destroyed huge tracts of forest and grassland last year. The decision follows extensive lobbying from local people who rely on guiding tourists as a major source of income. Kidapawan City Mayor, Joseph Evangelista, said…


Polish trekker and her guide found after going missing on Mount Kanlaon

Authorities went looking for a Polish trekker and her local guide after they went missing while hiking Mount Kanlaon in Negros Island after the steam explosion/eruption on Monday. The office of the Protected Area Superintendent (PASU) on Tuesday was able to reach 43-year-old Anna Hodson and her trained guide, Balmerie…