After Mt. Apo conquest, Filipina mountaineer ‘Kaya’ targets Mt. Everest

first_imgPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Tumaliuan reached the top of Mt. Apo with a couple of friends and their guide, and with the country’s peak already in her pocket, it’s now the world’s topmost point that she wants to conquer.“To be honest, it was the best climb and the best trail I ever had,” said Tumaliuan whose “Kaya” nickname has a rough English translation of “capable.” “I did not expect the trail to be that beautiful.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesTumaliuan, a true blue nature lover, took the Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) Executive Trail that passes through the EDC’s geothermal reservation en route to Apo’s peak.“I really saw how EDC took care of the trail and preserved the nature there. I was in awe even of the tree nursery they have there,” said Tumaliuan. “I would love to climb again using the same trail.” With Everest in her sights, admits that more than her physical preparation the monetary part of the journey is exponentially harder.“Climbing Everest is every mountaineer’s dream, I’m not asking sponsors to just support me,” said Tumaliuan. “In sponsoring my Everest bet, I want to share my blessing by sending children to school and to complete their studies.”“If I can make it to Everest, I hope these kids can feel like they can achieve anything.”ADVERTISEMENT 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Carla Kaya Tumaliuan eyes Mt. Everest conquest. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—A local mountaineer is set to live up to her inspiring nickname.Carla Kaya Tumaliuan, or simply Kaya, is eyeing to reach the world’s highest point, Mt. Everest, after she conquered the country’s peak of Mt. Apo.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policycenter_img Drone and Phone in PH episode 3: Mt. Iraya & Basco PLAY LIST 05:25Drone and Phone in PH episode 3: Mt. Iraya & Basco01:05No more admin case vs Albayalde after resignation — Panelo01:46Duterte has only scratches on elbow, knee after motorcycle accident — Go02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MOST READ P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end PBA: Meralco withstands NorthPort for thrilling 2 OT win Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertelast_img