BEST one day Hikes around Taipei

BEST one day Hikes around Taipei

BEST One Day Hikes near Taipei Times indicated are for FIT HIKERS 😉 and do not include transportation time to reach the trailhead. You can do these Taipei hikes Solo and organize by yourself with Google Maps. Always take a HEADLAMP and WATER more than 2 liters ! Highly recommend to wear LONG pants, LONG … Read moreBEST one day Hikes around Taipei

DIY Hiking Jade Mountain Tour

No permit for Yushan ?
Have a look at Hiking Xueshan Snow mountain in Taiwan
For strong hikers, check the challenging Hiking Qilai mountain in Taiwan

FAQ how to DIY Hiking Jade Mountain Tour in 2019 ? UPDATED March 2019

Hiking Jade Mountain is an adventure ! To simplify and answer the numerous questions that we get on FB Hiking Taiwan Club facebook  here is the summary :

0- Itinerary for Hiking Jade Mountain:5 peaks

Day 1 Taipei to Tataka 4 hours by car or 8 hours + overnight by bus. FIRST NIGHT Sleep at Tataka

Day 2 Check permits then Go to trailhead + Climb Front Peak + West Peak then 2nd NIGHT sleep at Paiyun Lodge.

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How to make a website for my Hiking Friends from DaJianShan?

I recently went on a hike at DaXiaoJian Mountain 大小劍山 = 大劍山 + 志佳山 + 小劍山 = 3 百岳 Top100 mountains. Hard trip ! 15 hours the 2nd day up and down and up and down… => will be detailed in another post.

And many fellow hikers asked me how to DIY build a website. DIY website is much much much cheaper than hiring a website design company !

自己架設網站真的更更更便宜!

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FAQ Which Equipment for hiking Jade or Snow Mountain Taiwan?

Equipment Hiking Snow Mountain Taiwan

FAQ Which Equipment for hiking Xueshan in Taiwan?

Equipment is very important. It can make your hike like hell or like paradise 🙂

You probably come from : https://hikingtaiwan.club/2016/01/climb-yushan-snow-mountains-together/ and asking about equipment :

FAQ : can I rent on site at trailhead ? ==> answer below

FAQ : where can I store my backpack? ==> answer below

FAQ : Which Equipment during Snow Season? ==> answer below

Equipment for UV protection

Over 3000 m altitude, the Sun is burning the skin so we recommend UV protection clothes.  long pants + long sleeves + neck scarf + sunscreen 50 UV protection + sunglasses + large hat.

Even if it is cloudy, you still get sunburnt !

Cold protection Equipment

Over 3000 m altitude, temperature reaches

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Hiking- River tracing in Hualien what to do in few days?

Taroko Zhuilu Old Trail Hualien Taiwan

FAQ I’m going to Hualien, what should I do?

Hualien is a good choice and a very touristic destination in Taiwan. There are so many things to do with hiking trails in Taroko gorges and famous river tracing like Golden Grotto.

Most of the hiking trails will require 2 permits to protect you. Permits must be asked online minimum 8 days before !

Taroko Xincheng Train Station Hualien county Taiwan
Taroko Xincheng Train Station Hualien county Taiwan

To go to Taroko gorges, the train station is Xincheng not Hualien ! At Xincheng, catch a bus (not convenient, every 2 hours…), catch a taxi or

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No Permit Hiking Xueshan Taiwan ?

Can I enter Snow Mountain Park without permit ?

UPDATED Oct 2017. For Snow Mountain, you can enter from the South trail and nobody will check your permit but it’s much more difficult physically ! The trail is not well maintained, some sections are very steep and rocky, and you’ll meet very few people ! and you must bring your tent !

DIY apply permit for mountain National Park Taiwan CLICK HERE !

Map Snow Mountain North South Trailhead Hiking Taiwan Club
Map Snow Mountain North South Trailheads Hiking Taiwan Club

Moreover if you want to sleep in the cabin you can be controlled at the 369 hut (SanLiuJiu Cabin) and you are 90% sure to be

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