37th MFPI ANNUAL NATIONAL CONGRESS at Daragang Magayon Festival [April 15-19]
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Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
MISIBIS BAY, ALBAY, PHILIPPINES --- Last April 15-19, 2015, the Mountaineering Federation of the Philippines, Inc. celebrated it 37th Annual National Congress at the Daragang Magayon Festival.
With the theme of "Camaraderie Among Mountaineers in the Philippines" it aimed to unite the different contingents from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
This is the largest gathering of MFPI affiliated mountaineers who share the same passion for the conservation and preservation of the outdoors that we hold sacred.
The 4 day event consisted of many activities geared towards appreciating nature, being disaster responsive, exploring natural Albay wonders like mountains [Mayon, Manaet and Malinao], Basic Mountaineering Course, First Aid Training, Island Hopping, Caving and so much more. During these times, everyone was able to unite under camaraderie, friendship and good will.
During the socials night, Oryol Mountaineering Club of Albay was inducted as the newest member of MFPI. Every club were also presented with their representatives and pictorial followed. Everyone shared the hosted dinner which was the signature dish of Albay. Laing, made of fresh Taro Leaves and Coconut Cream with generous amounts of Chili highlighted the night.