Flexible, October – December
Dates
3 Days
Duration
4 People
Minimum Participants
Taipei, Taiwan
Starts/End
Moderate
Trek Difficulty

Join us for a long weekend in Shei-Pa National Park to summit gorgeous Xue Mountain, the second highest peak in Taiwan!

Looking for some fresh air over an extended weekend? A bit of challenge? Gorgeous snow mountain scenery?

Come summit Xue mountain with and enjoy the change in seasons and the gorgeous views from Taiwan’s second highest peak! This trek is designed to be taken advantage of, over a long weekend.

We will meet at Taipei Main Station and go directly to Shei-Pa National Park.   Once arriving at the park, we will start the short one hour trek to Qika cabin for the night!

The next day, we will trek about 6 hours to the base of Xue Mountain and stay at the famous 369 hut with its lodging at the base of Xue mountain.   prepare for the following day’s summit.

An early start, a sunrise hike, and depending on the season, a snow covered trek, and morning summit to leave you exhilarated! This is where we get to practice very high altitude hiking as we go above 3000 meters and take in majestic views of Shei-Pa. We will return to 369 hut and gather our gear to move back down the trailhead and make our way back to Taipei.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Taipei, Taiwan
DEPARTURE TIME  Pickup at Taipei Main Station at 9:30am. We will go directly to Shei-pa National Park
RETURN TIME  Approximately 7:00 PM to Taipei Main Station
WEAR Hiking pants and boots, light baselayer for lower elevations and warm layers for higher elevations
INCLUDED

Trekking Guide / Chef

Breakfast / Dinner on Trekking Days

Transport to and from hike trail head to Taipei Main Station

Park Entrance Fees and Mountain Permits

Hut Bookings and local support staff

Sleeping Bags for the Hut

NOT INCLUDED

Equipment Rental

Flights to / From Taiwan – Visas or entry permits

Lunches while on the Trail

Snacks

Accommodation before and after hiking days

Transport other than from designated pickup and dropoff points

EXPERIENCE LEVEL

 (2PD) Moderate –  (medium to long day; generally low risk of objective danger on access, route and descent; relatively close to shelter (camp or hut).


Important notes:

  • This is a trek involving 1 long day of hiking in alpine environments up to 3900m. You should be prepared be prepared for walking 10-12 hours with a daypack. 
  • Depending on the time of the year, the peak may still be covered (December to March). We may encounter snow and some ice on the way up. There may be some trekking through snow.
  •  Expect the unexpected. While we do not plan on getting lost or encountering bad weather, there is an element of risk in each event. We may encounter the occasional surprise that occurs in the natural environment, so we will be prepared!
  • Our Guides in Taiwan Speak mainly Mandarin Taiwanese with a very basic level of English.

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Day 1: Arrival

Pickup at Taipei Main Station and 4-hour drive to Shei-pa National Park, 1-hour trek to Qika Cabin

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Day 2: East Xue Mountain

From Qika Cabin to East Xue Peak to 369 Cabin. –  (Estimated Trekking Time 6 hours)

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Day 3: Summit of Xue Mountain

Depart from 369 Cabin with summit pack only, Summit Xue Mountain.  Return to 369 and move down to trailhead.  We will then drive back to Taipei and drop off at Taipei Main Station.  Arriving at 7:00pm (Estimated Trekking Time – 10 hours )

Trekking Taiwan
Shei Pa National Park, Taiwan

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