Number of climbers attempting one-day climb of Xueshan triple
Radioi Taiwan International
Date: 24 July, 2020
By: Katherine Wei
Hikers are asked to take caution when attempting to scale Xueshan in one day.
Hikers are asked to take caution when attempting to scale Xueshan in one day.[/caption]
Xueshan is Taiwan’s second-highest mountain. Its highest peak is a favorite with both new and seasoned climbers because of the breathtaking views it offers. The mountain is often recommended to those who want to dip their toes into mountain climbing. But this doesn’t mean a decision to scale the mountain should be made lightly.
Xueshan’s highest peak is 3,886 meters high, but it isn’t as intimidating as many might think. In fact, many people plan one-day treks, ascending and descending within the course of a single day.
With COVID-19 spreading overseas and international travel off the table, many more people than usual are turning to domestic travel and heading up mountains like this one. [FULL STORY]
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