Taking on Tarak Ridge

To say I was unprepared for this climb is an understatement. With just an invitation from a friend the prior week, no training, no detailed itinerary (I hate not having an itinerary) and just a list of things to bring, we set off to Mariveles, Bataan, ignoring the warning of a low pressure area coming that weekend. At 6:30 am, there was no sign of rain after all. Continue reading