Huoyanshan (火炎山) is arguably one of the most unique mountain trails in Taiwan. Listed as #35 on the Xiao Bai Yue, this 6.6km hike features stunning views and unique ecological features.
Xianshan 仙山 is no easy feat. Listed as #33 on the Xiao Bai Yue, this short hike features ropes, rock scrambles and stunning views. This is a perfect day hike in Northern Taiwan.
Xiantianhushan 向天湖山 is listed at #032 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). This is a steep ascent in a beautiful cedar forest. This is a perfect day hike in Northern Taiwan.
Wuzhishan 五指山 is commonly referred to as Five Finger Mountain and is listed at #030 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). There are five small peaks featured on this trail, one for each finger. Hiking Wuzhishan 五指山 can be a challenging hike for some with steep ascents/descents, but is generally a well-maintained trail.
Egongjishan (鵝公髻山) is commonly referred to as Egongji Mountain is listed at #031 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). The peak is located right on the border of Hsinchu and Miaoli Counties. The trailhead as shown in the map below begins in Wufeng Township (五峰鄉) in Hsinchu County (新竹縣). Egongjishan is an intermediate hiking trail and includes some relatively steep ascents on a well-maintained trail.
Shitoushan (獅頭山) is listed at #029 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). Located in Nanzhuang (南庄) in Hsinchu County (新竹縣), hiking Lion’s Head Mountain is an easy hike that offers easy hiking (essentially walking) and visits to temples in Taiwan’s Tri-Mountain Scenic Areas.
Liweishan (李崠山) is listed as #028 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). Located in Jianshi Township (尖石鄉) in Hsinchu County (新竹縣), Liweishan is a short out-and-back hike that offers a chance to experience a unique cultural attraction.
Feifengshan Trail (飛鳳山) is listed at #027 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). Located in Qionglin Township (芎林鄉) in Hsinchu County (新竹縣), this itinerary takes a 6km looped route that incorporates both the Feifengshan Trail and the Guan Ri Ping Historic Trail (觀日坪古道) and includes climbing three small peaks along the way.
Shibajianshan (十八尖山) is listed at #026 of the Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳). Located in East District (東區) in Hsinchu County (新竹市), this a short hike that is very accessible for young families. Shibajianshan is an easy hike is located right within the suburbs of Hsinchu.
Shimenshan (石門山) is listed at #024 of Taiwan’s Xiao Bai Yue (小百岳).
Located in Longtan District (龍潭區) in Taoyuan (桃園市), Shimenshan is a short and relatively easy hike up one of the few mountain overlooking Taiwan’s Shimen Reservoir.
Hiking Shimenshan (石門山) features a nice natural trail and a few surprises along the way.
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