Mt. Butalao Dayhike Plus an Overnight Camping at Burot Beach



I’ve always preferred to climb Batulao early morning especially for dayhikes but as always, I constantly end up savoring the heat of Batulao… I don’t know what’s with me coz no matter how I’ve known how fiery it could be, my shield frequently comes shorthanded.

Anyways, for this dayhike, the thought of a rewarding beach after this blistering trek kept me going… Beach, beach, beach….

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Actual itinerary as follows:
7am to 9am – travelled from Manila to Evercrest
930am – start of trek via the new trail
11am – finally reached the registration area after countless stops to take cover
1130am – resumed trek to summit
1215pm – reached the summit with trail bottles drained
1220pm – started descent via the old trail
115pm – reached the old trail registration area
3pm – back at jump-off, regrouped with the team and prepared for Burot Beach

imagine how muddy the trail can be during the rainy season
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beautiful Batulao ridge
my pose before paying the registration fee.. hehehe..
at the summit with a roasted face...
that's me, maneuvering my way down..
batulao old trail
the wall part -- with water gushing down amidst the heat of the sun

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one of the steep part in the old trail -- between the summit and the campsite..
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one of the campsites with Batulao ridge backdrop..
It was already 4pm when we left for Calatagan and an hour thereafter, the welcome marker greeted us.  We stopped at Calatagan proper for our supplies provision then after a literally “rocky” ride and a shade before 6pm, the beautiful Burot Beach hailed before us.

I thought at first that being undeveloped, road unpaved, unadvertised – we will be alone in the beach… but as soon we entered the area, all tables were taken, several tents were up, parking occupied, laughter all over… wow… it resembled Anawangin.  I can’t help imagine how it looked at summer.

Well, we managed to find our place… We camped the farthest, nearing the shattered port… The bonus for me is the beautiful sky as painted by the earlier sunset…

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sunset at Burot Beach
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Burot Beach...

Travel Date: October 2013
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12 comments:

  1. for tryk ride to burot beach,,pls contact 0949-7411-982..thanks...

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  2. hello...meron po ba kayong dalang tali..? or meron dun..? katakot bumaba...hahaha 1st timer...:p

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  3. hi! is there a bus going to burot beach/calatagan from the jump off of mt. batulao?

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  8. hello po. pwede po magtanung? panu po kaya pumunta ng calatagan burot beach pag baba ng mt bautlao? Salamat po

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    1. hi, take a San Agustin or DLTB Bus and alight at Lian market, then a jeepney to Calatagan Public market, then trike to Burok Beach.

      thanks.

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  9. Hi magkano pamasahe from the jump off papuntang burot beach? Thankyou! Planning to go there sa 22.

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  10. Hello po. may traverse po ba na beach? gusto po kasi namin beach camp, bonfire. saan po kaya pwedeng bundok? salamat po.

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