Hiking the Four Beasts

Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Start or End: I started at Exit 2 of Houshanpi Station (Google Map Directions) and finished at Exit 2 of Xiangshan Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 5.2km (3.2mi) in about 2hr
  • Grade: Medium. The hardest part is getting up to the mountains via plenty of stairs. Once you are up, there is up and down, but it's not that bad. Most of the trail is well maintained and clear. However, the path to Lion Mountain is a bit of a goat track (it is short though) and easily missed. Be careful around some of the lookout spots, it's a long way down.
  • Date Walked: 1st of December 2019

The Story

Hiking the Four Beasts Trail (Tiger, Leopard, Lion and Elephant Mountain) from Fengtian Temple to Xiangshan Station.

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