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50 cm of snow accumulates on Taiwan’s Snow Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 50 centimeters of snow has accumulated on the cirque just below the summit of Snow Mountain, forcing most hiking teams to retreat to the 369 mountain hut for safety. Th...

Taiwan company launches '100 Peaks' mask series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mask manufacturer in central Taiwan has launched the “100 Peaks – Discover the Beauty of Taiwan” mask series to stimulate sales. Acenature Biotechno...

Snow falls on Taiwan’s 2nd highest mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Snow Mountain, the second-highest mountain in Taiwan, saw a light dusting of snow during the winter solstice on Monday (Dec. 21). Mountain guide Chuan Chiang-ching (全蔣清...

British vlogger shares stories of getting outdoors in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British vlogger Richard Hazeldine is not only a big fan of Taiwanese cuisine, he is also enamored of the nation’s mountains and has committed to climbing its "1...

Taiwanese turn to the mountains amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the effect of the coronavirus on global travel, Taiwanese people have been increasingly looking toward the mountains for a chance to get away. According to trave...

Snowboarders gather at slopes to honor late visionary

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Snowboarders are taking turns down a Vermont mountain on the opening day of the season as a tribute to a pioneer in the sport who died this week. Jake Burton Carpen...

Snow fall on Taiwan's Snow Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Show has fallen on Taiwan’s Xueshan, also known as Snow Mountain (雪山) over the weekend, as shown by photos shared to social media. The head of the Bunun Climbers ...

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

YULONGXUESHAN, China (AP) — The loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier as a stone shard careened down the ice, flying past Chen Yanjun as he operated a GPS device. ...

Taiwan's Best Campsites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It may seem hard to believe given the perishing conditions we have been enduring in Taiwan of late, but the idea of going camping is a pretty popular one here. For all the T...

Taiwanese company Kavalan Whisky snags global 'Distiller of the Year' award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese whisky distillery Kavalan Whisky has been crowned the global "Distiller of the Year" at the 2017 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC). The...

Goodbye tortoise, goodbye hare — traffic violators beware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning on June 15, the Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau (臺灣區國道高速公路局) will begin to crack down on Snow Mountain Tunnel (雪山隧道) traffic violators using automated sensor...

Firefighters rescue Taiwan hiking groups trapped on Babokuru Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two hiking groups consisting of 22 members trapped on Babokuru Mountain (巴博庫魯山) or also known as Mawanglai Shan (馬望來山) hiking trail on May 28 were safely located and rescued...

Monuments under review by Interior Department

An executive order signed by President Donald Trump directs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review 27 national monuments established or expanded by three other presidents since 1996. Here are those m...

Monuments under review by Interior Department

An executive order signed last month by President Donald Trump directs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review 27 national monuments established or expanded by three other presidents since 1996. A lis...

Monuments under review by Interior Department

An executive order signed last month by President Donald Trump directs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review 27 national monuments established or expanded by three other presidents since 1996. A li...