Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Mt. Purgatory – Bokod, Benguet

Mt. Purgatory is a mountain in the municipality of Bokod in Benguet, Philippines. It is home to a mossy forest.

From the mountain, you can get a view of the Ambuklao Dam. 

Locals used to call the mountain Mt. Mangisi. It was renamed Mt. Purgatory by a foreigner named Durham Hale Bennet, a former logging superintendent for the Benguet Consolidated Inc.

Communities near to the mountain are the barangays of Poblacion and Ekip.

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