Mount Kanlaon, the best level within the Visayas, is now open to trekkers

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, stated the paths had been closed after the volcano was positioned below Alert Level 1.

On May 5, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology lowered the alert standing of Mount Kanlaon from Alert Level 1 to zero, or regular standing.

The determination to open the paths got here after the crew of Protected Area Superintendent Concordio Remoroza of Mount Kanlaon Natural Park carried out path evaluation and clearing operations of the 4 entry factors.

Mount Kanlaon straddles the provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental. It is the best level within the Visayas at greater than eight,000ft above sea stage. It might be accessed via Mapot and Manawin trails in Canlaon City in Negros Oriental whereas entry factors in Negros Occidental are the Guintubdan path in La Carlota City, and Wasay path in Murcia.

Trekkers can now ebook on the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office in Bago City or on the Canlaon City corridor. Numbers are restricted to 10 trekkers per path.

Foreign trekkers should pay 1,000 pesos, whereas the charge for locals is 500. Overnight stays at designated campsites are permitted.

In March final yr we reported how Mount Kanlaon erupted, throwing up a mile-high plume of ash.

Source: philippineslifestyle