The long and rugged mountain ranges of Central Panay is home to the three of the most difficult mountains to climb in the island and in the Philippines. They are also the three highest mountains in Panay Island known as the ‘Panay Trilogy.’ Their isolation and hostile terrains make them formidable and highly respected by hikers. Remoteness and vastness of ranges covered by extensive forests are two of the factors why they remain elusive and pristine. Scaling them is difficult and lengthy but the trails and the summits offer awe-inspiring sceneries, unspoilt panoramic views, and thrilling experiences.
The West Panay Mountain Ranges are the series of mountain ranges stretching along the west coast of Panay Island, bordering the Provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo. Here are the Panay Trilogy mountains: Mt. Madjaas The summit of Mt. Madjaas from the false peak.
Mt. Madjaas is a legendary mountain with a height of 2,117 meters above sea level. It’s the highest peak in Panay closely rivalled by Mt. Nangtud at 2,073 meters above sea level. It’s one of the tough mountains to climb but relatively easy among the three in the Trilogy if you take the Flores Trail. It’s