Feb 17 Southern Mountains to Ija Very Difficult 6 hours for 8 miles
We climb up Mt. Jumullong-Manglo to enjoy the views, descend steeply to the long open Southern Mountains trail, passing Mt. Bolanos and Ilichos to reach Atete, crossing over to Mt. Schroeder, and making the long steep downhill climb down the ridge to Ija.
The February 2018 Issue features upcoming PATA and Regional events with important dates, information regarding our newly launched websites, and other statistics. Additionally and most especially, the newsletter pays tribute to our dear friend and mentor, Dr. John Camacho Salas, who was instrumental in his contributions to the PATA Micronesia Chapter Organization. May he rest in peace†.
Feb 10 Mt. Schroder to Inarajan Very Difficult 5 hours for 6 miles
We hike up and over Mount Schroeder from Merizo, make the steep climb up the shoulder of Mt. Ilichos, hike up to reach Atete, and make the long trek over the southern badlands, with a short side trip to the falls, to reach Inarajan.