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Local time: 15:40:21, Altitude: 2158m
Mount Banahaw is an active volcano on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines
. It rises to a height of 2,158 m above sea level, and its crater is at its widest point 3.5 km wide and up to 210 m deep. Mount Banahaw is considered to be a holy mountain, and it is also known as the Holy Mountain of the Philippines
. Mount Banahaw is an important pilgrimage site for local residents. It is also the closest "two thousand metres mountain" to Manila
, hence it is popular among climbers. There are several trails leading to the top of Mount Banahaw, the most popular are the Cristalina Path and the Tatlong Fangle Path. The journey to the top of the mountain takes up to 10 hours.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 4:17:40 PM