On the Value of Mt. Pulag

Because even though we may not benefit from the water it produces, or the soil it allows plants to grow on, sometimes all that matters is that we benefit because it exists, it is there a wild space in which we can all take refuge.

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Goodmorning Cookie!

I must have said goodmorning 50 times before I reached the top and at some point someone even offered me a cookie, which I promptly ate with a smile and a thank you.

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The Wild File 2017

Our year in the wild 2018

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The Wild File 2016

as we face the changes we now see in the mountain region and it’s people you can be sure that we will continue this commitment through the next decade of our organizations life, constantly innovating solutions to issues that affect the mountains and it’s people.

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The Climate Reality in the Philippines

The first time I saw his video “The Inconvenient Truth” I was still in grade school. I never thought it would be possible for me to see him in person and actually witness his presentation live.

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Ecotourism as key to sustainable development in the Cordilleras

Ecotourism as key to sustainable development in the Cordilleras A stunning view of the clouds on top of Mt. Pulag   Trekkers have this to say: the day you watch the sun rise above the clouds atop Mt. Pulag, Luzon’s highest peak, is the day you fall in love with the rest of the world. […]

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A brotherhood of the trails: The Cordillera Epic 3 Day MTB Stage Race

by: Giovanni Flaviano   THE Cordillera Epic multi-stage mountain bike ride. A rite of passage that will redefine a mountain bike rider through three grueling days of grit, exhaustion and even frustration. A total of 200 kilometers through treacherous rocky and twisted downhills, nauseating climbs, scorching sun and teeth-chattering cold. Thirty five teams with two […]

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The Forest Building Report 2015

We create a culture wherein not only the value of timber, water, or land is seen as important but the value of unspoiled beauty, wildlife, solitude, and spiritual renewal as well.

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CCT’s August Forest Building Activity in Bokod

After dinner and some cleaning up, we proceeded to our assigned classroom where we prepared our sleeping area for the night. After all that happened, I realized that it was a nice and cold evening after all.

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RUNNING HIGH: GRID MAGAZINE COVER STORY ON THE CMM2015

The Cordillera Mountain Marathon and its mountain biking counterpart, the Cordillera Challenge, are the two key sports events held by the Cordillera Conservation Trust over the course of the year. Fundraising, yes, but also a way to drive forward the advocacy in a very concrete way. What better way to get people invested in the outdoors than to get them to experience the outdoors?

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Multisport : Occupy Outdoors Feature

It is events like the Cordillera Mountain Marathon that serve as a win-win for both the community and the environment

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The Baguio We Want People’s Summit

The People’s Summit was a gathering of 500+ concerned citizens who came to express their love for Baguio, to vent their frustration over the current state of affairs in the city, to share their hopes for the future of Baguio, and to put forward their ideas on how to build a better Baguio – the Baguio We Want.

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Padyak para sa Binhi 2008

The hard climb up to Abatan did little to mask the fact that at 4am, this ridge along the Halsema highway was freezing cold; the temperature must have been just a little bit above 5 or 6 degrees centigrade and with the wind chill –that dropped to minus five or lower.

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THE LANDSCAPE WALKS PROJECT

What is the Landscape Walks project? Landscape Walks is a project that the Cordillera Conservation Trust is embarking on this year that creates economic opportunities for remote communities by utilising and developing trail systems in the Cordillera Mountains for Hut to Hut trekking that will both provide economic opportunities for the locals through board and […]

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Winning Video for the Globe Cordillera Challenge 6

We would like to Congratulate Francis Uy Puti for his awesome video of the Globe Cordillera Challenge 6! Please send us your complete address so we can send you some of the premium coffee beans from our mountains. 🙂     Please also do not forget to check out the other videos of awesome riders […]

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WINNERS OF THE CMM VIDEO CONTEST

Here are 3 of our favorite videos from last March’s Cordillera Mountain Marathon! You will be receiving one Berghaus Glacier Gaiter each! Congratulations! Please send us your contact details and address on FB so that we can send these babies your way. Once again thank you for supporting the work of the Cordillera Conservation Trust! […]

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SOME ANSWERS TO YOUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR THE GLOBE CORDILLERA CHALLENGE? 1. Where is the starting or finish line of this year’s event:  -The start and finish will be at the Tublay School of Home Industries in Acop, Tublay 200 meters below the Toll Gate of Halsema Highway 2. What time is the gun […]

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THE CORDILLERA MOUNTAIN MARATHON 2015

If our course slowed you down by a few seconds or a few minutes to stop and take in the view, appreciate nature, and see why the mountains are worth saving, then we have done our job correctly.

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