Ivan participated in 87 climbs and has conquered 44 mountains:
Mts. Pundaquit (3), Samat (2), Makiling (2), Maculot (4), Pico de Loro (10), Marami (2), Manalmon (6), Batulao (4), Romelo (2), Tagapo (3), Kutad, Gulugod Baboy (4), Manabu (2), Sembrano (2), Humarap (3), Sombrero, Gordon, Balagbag (4), Ampacao, Bituin, Daguldol (2), Gola, Bagong Bali, Bungkol Baka, Hibok Hibok, Talamitam (2), Sto Tomas, Cabuyao, Banoi, Tangisan, Pinagbanderahan, Daraitan, Biasong and Linabo
Mts. Tarak (2), Cristobal Traverse (2), Arayat Traverse, Pulag (2), Makiling Traverse, Tapulao, Apo, Ugu, Humalophop and Damas
Ivan has also participated in one of the great Cordillera traverses where he traversed to 23 more mountains: Mts. Komunal, Kabilisan, Indupit, Yabnong, Bundao, Samiento, Sad-ngat, Sabuyak, Bauwek, Carao, Sadel, Pagal, Bakuyan, Pigingan, Yabis, Timal, Sawmill, Bukol, Badjao, Sadjatan, Anawang, Letbek and Busdi
|BP Ivan on top of Luzon's summit: Mt. Pulag|
Ivan is the first BP Lead, having the most experience in travelling and climbing mountains in the group. His vision for The BACKPACKERS is for the group to travel and explore all 80 provinces in the Philippines and meet/collaborate/climb with several bloggers/freelance climbers and mountaineering groups.
Ivan founded and served as The BACKPACKERS Lead from 2010 - 2014.
He was awarded BACKPACKER of the Year 2011.
|BP Ivan and a refreshment in the middle of a Mt. Gulugod Baboy cimb|
|Ivan in his patriotic jacket on top of Mt. Gulugod Baboy|
|Ivan and the famous Mt. Pico de Loro monolith|
|Ivan's third time at Mt. Batulao was with The BACKPACKERS|
|Mt. Arayat's tricky descent from the White Rock|
|@ Mt. Manalmon summit|
|G is for Mt. Gola|
|Yey for The BACKPACKERS Resbak Climb at Mt. Maculot|
|At the crater lake of Mt. Hibok Hibok in Mindanao!|
|At Mt. Tagapo's summit|
|At Mt. Batulao Traverse' roped segment|
|Enjoying Mt. Ugu Traverse|
|The historic Mt. Pinagbanderahan in Quezon province|