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Hehuanshan in central Taiwan to see extra high-occupancy vehicle traffic rules during coming holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With red-hairy azaleas blooming in the Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan) area in central Taiwan, the country’s highway authority is planning to enforce high-occupancy vehicle ...

Locals come to aid of couple stuck in remote area of central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young couple’s plan to watch the sunrise on the mountain of Hehuanshan Tuesday (Sept. 21) was thrown in disarray when they were led to the middle of nowhere by sat...

Taiwan’s Taroko and Yushan national parks to close hiking trails amid COVID spike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Taroko National Park Headquarters on Monday (May 24) announced the closure of several hiking trails in an attempt to discourage the public from going out am...

Taiwanese college student dies after falling into ravine while mountaineering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 21-year-old college student surnamed Chien (簡) fell more than 60 meters into a ravine and died Saturday (May 16) on a two-day mountaineering trip to Mt. Bilu (畢祿山) in ce...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau recommends hiking Mt. Hehuan peaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tourism Bureau is recommending that the public go hiking to build a protective immunity that will better prepare them to fight infections. In a press release...

Taiwanese marathon runner dies after fainting halfway though run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A runner participating in a marathon event on Taiwan’s Hehuanshan died Saturday after fainting half way through the run, according to a Central News Agency report on S...

Illegal parking causes serious traffic jam on Hehuan Mountain in central Taiwan over the weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As summer heat has intensified these days, many people chose to beat the hot weather by traveling up to Hehuanshan (Mt. Hehuan), a 3,416-metre-high (11,207 ft) mountain in c...

Taiwan’s Taroko National Park administration recommends watching sunset on Mt. Hehuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taroko National Park administration has recommended that members of the public travel to Hehuan Mountain (合歡山) and trek to the main peak for watching spectacular sunsets...