Hiking Snapshots: Mudspring

Snapshots of the hike towards a mud spring in Makiling forest.

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Starts with a paved road

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About 8 km of roundtrip Mudspring hiking

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Apart from a class group of UP Los Baños students, I've seen foreigners in pairs only and few mountaineers. Hiking isn't a popular pastime among Filipinos in general

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It may appear quiet in the photo but it's not. All kinds of forest critter sounds you'll hear, some unidentified. Sort of forest babel

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Off from the main trail, this one leads to the mud spring

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Mudspring - a boiling mud pool

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A defeated sole in this type of terrain. Not just any sole but always a Nike sole

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Unidentified tree seeds

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Designed to fly and propagate

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One can squeeze in a play or an upper body workout while hiking by doing the Tarzan swing

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