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Notice Prior to Departure

Don’t worry, before you depart you need to prepare for the route from the Beginners Level to the Advance Level!

Hiking Reminder

To ensure your safety and have a seamless and enjoyable trip in the mountain forest regardless of the degree of hiking difficulty, please pay attention to the following:

  • Check the weather a few days before and after your planned hiking trip. During rainy season (April to September in Alishan), you must pay attention to changes in the mountain region.
  • During holidays, carpooling or public transportation is recommended.
  • Stay on existing trails and do not damage plants off the trails.
  • Do not disturb wild animals, and do not take away anything in the forest.
  • Do not litter. It is appreciated if you can help pick up trash along the way!
  • Respect local residents. Do not enter private property.
  • Pay attention to the closest emergency rescue unit.

Special Reminder

If you’re hiking for multiple days, or embarking on an arduous mountain climbing trip (the challenging advance level etc.), here are a few special reminders:

  • Pick routes that are suitable for your level. If you’re new to hiking, we recommend that you join a group of experienced hikers.
  • Bring a sufficient amount of water and snacks. Snack choices should be high in calories, light weight and won’t spoil easily.
  • When traveling on dangerous sections of the trail, first check for stability with your hand or foot. Remember the rule of thumb: 3 contact points are more stable than 1 contact point.
  • Do not make loud noises in the mountain.
  • Mountain Hiking Essential Equipment

  • GPS/Map
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm clothing
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Matches
  • Repair kit
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Water
  • Emergency kit

Getting Started for Beginners

Easy travel route suitable to all ages. Let’s get started!

Advance and Physically Fit

Warm up and stretch first to avoid muscle ache afterwards

Mountain Hikers Challenge Level

Make sure you’re fully equipped before leaving and be a responsible hiker.