mountain04SIKAP-BUNDOK is the acronym for “SAMAHAN SA IKAUUNLAD NG KAPALIGIRAN, PAMAYANAN AT KABUNDUKAN.” Its official English name is MECSO, which is the acronym for its official English translation “Mountain, Environment and Community Service Organization.”

SIKAP-BUNDOK is a Philippine-based mountaineering-oriented outdoors club with strong environmental and service ethics. It also emphasizes internal discipline and skills training among its members in particular, and encourages the same among the local mountaineering community in general.


Reflections of a family hiking mountains together ….. with Sikap-Bundok Mountaineering Club

by Melanie B. Duran, MD. I am noticing developmental milestones of my daughters Alexis Duran and Tisha ….. their EQ , senses, and intuition are sharper, their endurance is stronger. These are things no school can teach, but only a mountain and mother nature can provide. It’s a win-win situation ….. Parenting strategy at its …

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Living iin a Balanced Life

Living in a Balanced Life

This is the winning article, with relevant photographs, submitted by Brian A. Agana (SB9505013) in a contest sponsored by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and DPP (Digital Photographer Philippines). The initial rounds began 01 July, 2015, with the final rounds ending 31 July, 2015. The prize is a six-day trip to Barcelona, Spain. KLM ON ASSIGNMENT …

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