Monday, June 26, 2006
MOUNT HURAW SUMMIT EXPEDITION 2006 hosted by CENTRO
The Mount Huraw
Considered to be the highest peak in the island of Samar, it stands to a towering 855 meters above sea level, located in the remote San Jose de Buan town.
The site is ideal for neophyte mountain climbers and nature lovers.
The author climbed the summit of this peak wayback in 1994 along with his "buddy" climbers.
This site was also chosen as the host of the Mount Huraw Summit Expedition 2006 hosted by the Centro Outdoor Sports Unlimited based in Catbalogan. It was participated in by 30 local climbers from Paranas, Calbayog, Catbalogan, Catarman, and from Leyte towns.
Stories and photos of the expedition was published in the internet news service and in the local and national newspapers.