Lioness Back and Rhino Rock, Norzagaray, Bulacan

 Thank You for the Memories 

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 Photo credit: Roam Romer / Gala Ph

 It was a sad news to all outdoor enthusiast who has been and to those waiting the re-opening of Norzagaray rock formation that the Lioness Head Rock, resembled in the shape of a lioness is no longer in its natural formed.

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The earth is full of remarkable and strange geological formations, sculptured by nature itself involving elements such as  time, heat, water, winds and erosion.

The Lioness Head Rock and Rhino Rocks formations are supposedly two of the geological heritages in the town of Norzagaray, formed  into a perfection slowly over a million of years.

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IMG_6825From the top of this rock formation it give a  360 spectacular vistas around and beyond.

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The excitement of climbing (rock scrambling) begins on the ground.

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The climb maybe strenuous, but no one complaining, because the scenery and the rock formation itself is a rewarding and exciting in all aspect.

 

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 Photo credit: Roam Romer / Gala Ph

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Unfortunately, all this are remain just a memories.

The rocks formation is located in a private properties, managed by SPAR Development Corporation .

 March 31, 2016 GarayPost a face book fan page posted that the Lioness Rock has been destroyed by the SPAR quarrying company, despite the agreement to stop quarrying in that particular area.

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Photo Credit:  JB Brodeth and I. Castro Jr. via Garay Post

March of 2015,  Gideon Lasco of Pinoy Mountaineers, made an open letter to SPAR Development Corporation to spare the Lioness and Rhino Rock formation from quarrying. Details click HERE 

October 2015 SPAR  Corporation resumes quarrying in the Lioness and Rhinos area despite the agreement that the said area will turn to an eco-tourism park.  Details click HERE

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Related Post:

Pinagrealan Cave

Located in the private property is another tourist destination near Lioness and Rhino rock formations. The owner not withheld the place  for the Filipino people especially for outdoor enthusiast. The cave is declared as National Heritage by the National Heritage Commission. 

Pinagrealan Cave, Norzagaray Bulacan

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Categories: Bulacan, Rock Formations

4 Comments

  • hannah navarro says:

    kelan po na sinira???

    • Albert says:

      March 31, 2016 ng mabasa namin sa Garay Post (facebook page) ng Norzagaray Bulacan tourism saying that the Lioness Rock has been destroyed by the SPAR quarrying company, despite the agreement to stop quarrying in that particular area.

  • April joy fermo says:

    Hi mam/sir magandang gabi po..ask ko lng po kung pd na akyatin po ang lioness rock?slamat po

    • Albert says:

      Hi, nakakalungkot isipin na itong Lioness rock formation na ginawa, ng panahon, million years, ay sinra lang ng tao dahil sa pagiging ganid nila sa pera, Sorry hindi na sya maaakyat mag pakaylan man, dahil sinira na sya….

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