On the Edge at Bijiashan

Taipei, Taiwan

The Map

The Facts

  • Start or End: Start at the bus stop on the corner of Shikan Road and Dingge Road, Shiding (Google Map Directions). End at the bus stop on the corner o of Zhinan Road and Caonan Bridge, Wenshan District (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 9.6 km (6mi) in about 8hr
  • Grade: Tough and a little risky in places. No signage in English (One reason why I started taking the wrong path. Don't take the section in the map where I turn back).
  • Date Walked: 29th of November 2015

The Story

My first proper hike in Taiwan doesn't start well but I finally find my way to brilliant views, an unexpected hiking companion, a screaming cliff side rescue and a lovely gondola ride.

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Hello, I'm Marc and welcome to metrotrekker.

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