Calling all women who are not just travel enthusiasts but those who love to explore the mountains of Philippines! Behold for an upcoming event will surely suit your passion for outdoor adventures, the 6th All Women’s Climb – Mindanao (AWC-Mindanao).
All Women’s Climb is composed of Filipina (Filipino women) who are advocates of environmental awareness and social services. It is empowered and strengthen by fellow women climbers through annual mountain climbing which generate camaraderie among fellow Filipina adventurers with their endearment, Amega.
AWC was established in 2002 by the initiative of Pinay Mountaineers in Luzon under the supervision of Mountaineers Federation of the Philippines Incorporation (MFPI)
The previous AWC events are as follows:
1st AWC Mt. Apo Kidapawan North Cotabato in 2002
2nd AWC Alimodan-Maasin Traverse Ilo-ilo in 2003
3rd AWC Mt. Pulag Benguet in 2004
4th AWC Mt. Hibok-hibok Camiguin in 2005
3rd AWC Mt. Talines Dumaguete in 2006
4th AWC Mt. Malindang Oroquita in 2007
5th AWC Mt. Kanlaon Bacolod in 2008
Unfortunately, nobody initiated the 6th AWC the following year due to conflicts of schedule. However, the eagerness of Pinay Mountaineers to bond again went to the creation of All Women’s Climb – Mindanao.
1st AWC-Mindanao Puting Bato, Samal Island in 2009
2nd AWC-Mindanao Mt. Matutum Polomolok South Cotabato in 2011
3rd AWC-Mindanao Mt. Dulang-dulang Lantapan Bukidnon in 2012
4th AWC-Mindanao Mt. Malindang Oroquita in 2013
5th AWC-Mindanao Mt. Sumagaya, Claveria Mis.Oriental in 2014
On April 17 to 19, 2015, Filipina mountaineers from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will be gathering again for the 6th All Women’s Climb-Mindanao. It will be hosted by the adventure groups from Davao City, Team Explorer and Latagaw, at Mt. Talomo situated in Brgy. Sicao Sitio Tamayong, Calinan District, Davao City with a theme, “Kababayen-an, Kusog og Gahum ni Inang Kalikasan”.
HAPPY CLIMB! :)