Jumpoff Point: Brgy. Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal
LLA (Pamitinan): 14°43′51.7′′N 121°11′29.2′′ E 426 MASL
Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 2-3 hours
Specs: Minor, Difficulty 3/9 / Trail class 1-4
Features: Narrow rocky trails with sharp edges, limestone formations, scenic views of Sierra Madre mountain ranges
From the DENR Office and heading to the barangay hall for registration, the next step is to head towards the jump-off point where it starts from the hanging bridge cutting through some houses of the local residents. The trail then on this part after the hanging bridge are concrete steps and at the some points are muddy when it is rainy season.
Compared to Mount Binacayan, its close neighbor mountain, Pamitinan has forested areas until you reach the junction. The trail going to this direction is all ascending. From the jump-off to this point is less than an hour approximately 40 minutes. Bamboo and wooden benches are inviting as you reach the junction with two store where you can buy drinks of few kinds and other variety of snacks and refreshments. Beyond the junction is the start of narrow and rocky trail but slowly as you continue to climb, majestic scenery of vast low lying plains and neighboring mountains of Binacayan, Ayaas and a few other mountains unfolds.
As to the budget, it has the same budget with that of Mount Binacayan as follows:
|1.||Round Trip Van Fare from Farmer’s Cubao to Louver’s Montalban and vice versa|
|2.||Round Trip Tricycle fare from Louver’s to DENR Registration Site|
|3.||Share in guide for a maximum of 8 for a fee of P500|
|4.||DENR Registration Fee|
|5.||Donation to Barangay (Optional)|
|6.||Lunch in one of the Carenderias in the jump-off point|
|7.||Breakfast at Jollibees (Cubao Farmer’s) while waiting for the departure|
|8.||Budget for Trail food and Bottled Water|