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US woman missing, guide dies in Taiwan mountains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American woman was missing after her guide was found dead in the mountains of central Taiwan, reports said Saturday (April 22). A group consisting of the guide, two ...

Climber reported missing in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Search and rescue efforts are underway after one member of a hiking group was reported missing and suspected of falling from the cliff of Ganzhuowan Shan (干卓萬山) in central...

2 dead after canyons flood near Utah-Arizona line

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two men were found dead after floodwaters poured into a slot canyon near the Utah-Arizona border, endangering three groups of hikers who had to be hoisted out by helicopter. ...

Slovakian rescued after 40-meter fall down cliff in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two foreign nationals went hiking with the goal of doing aerial drone photography in Shiniu Mountain, Hsinchu County when one fell off a cliff on Monday afternoon (Jan. 23...

Actor Julian Sands identified as missing hiker in California

The British-born film actor Julian Sands has been missing in the mountains of Southern California for five days, local authorities said. Sands, known for his work in movies such as "The Medallio...

Missing hiker found deceased in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei District Court Judge Chen Po-chun (陳伯均), who went missing on Sunday (Sept. 11) while hiking in the central Taiwan mountains with his family, was found dead on Wedne...

Missing solo hiker found dead by Taiwan Beast Runners founder Petr Novotny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male solo hiker who went missing after going to climb a mountain in cental Taiwan last Thursday (July 14) was found dead by Taiwan Beast Runners founder, Petr Novotny, a...

Solo hiker found dead after going missing in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male solo hiker was found dead between cliffs Thursday (June 9), three days after he was reported missing. The father of a 28-year-old Kaohsiung man surnamed Chen (陳)...

Missing hiker found dead in river valley in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man reported missing by his family one day after he left home to climb Mount Tao (桃山) in central Taiwan was found dead in a river valley below the trail on Friday (June ...

Hiker survives night after she was left behind on central Taiwan mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Miaoli County Fire Bureau on Tuesday (May 24) reminded the public to be prepared for anything on a hiking trip, in a Facebook post about a recent incident. The bureau s...

Skeletal remains of solo hiker found in central Taiwan after 7 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The skeletal remains of a man who embarked on a solo hiking trip up Daxueshan (大雪山) in central Taiwan last September were found in April, the Taichung City Fire Bureau tol...

NT$1 million reward for former Pegatron VP missing in New Taipei wilderness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former vice president of Pegatron (和碩聯合科技) has been missing for two days after he went hiking alone in a mountainous area of New Taipei, and his daughter is offering a r...

Elderly hiker goes missing on south Taiwan mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Emergency personnel in Chiayi County are searching for a man in his 70s who went missing during a hike on the Pilishan trail on Saturday (Jan. 1). The man’s hikin...

Taoyuan City Government employee goes missing after climbing mountain in northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 37-year-old Taiwanese man has been missing for almost five days since he reached the summit of Zhongyangjianshan in northeastern Taiwan. A Facebook account dedicated ...

Woman falls to death while climbing Yushan South Peak in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 42-year-old woman surnamed Hu (胡) is presumed to have fallen to her death while climbing central Taiwan's Yushan by herself on Tuesday (Dec. 14). On Monday (Dec. ...