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Mt. Hehuan (Hehuan Mountain) is located between Ren-ai Township
in central Taiwan’s Nantou Country and Hsioulin Township in eastern
Taiwan’s Hualien County. The mountain reaches an elevation of
3,416 meters and is a famous ski resort in Taiwan. It is the best place
to see snow in Taiwan’s subtropical climate and to escape from the
island’s summer heat.
Mt. Hehuan can be reached by a paved highway. This is the highest
road in Taiwan, reaching an elevation of 3,275 meters at its highest
point. Mt Hehuan is also the westernmost point of the Taroko
National Park. The area offers magnificent views of the beautiful
Taiwanese phenomenon of the “Sea of Clouds” in the morning.
Most significantly, Mt. Hehuan is the starting point of one of Taiwan’s
most challenging and exciting treks. The trek to Mt. Chilai
(or Chilaishan) is a two-day “ultimate experience” that involves
negotiating a knife-edge ridge with many dizzying pinnacles.
Along the trek, a lot of unique native birds and animals can
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