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Moving time  3 óra 13 perc

Idõ  4 óra 41 perc

Koordináták 1977

Uploaded 2019. február 20.

Recorded február 2019

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347 m
20 m
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2,8
5,6
11,23 km

Megtekintve 178 alkalommal, letöltve 8 alkalommal

közel Huxing, Taiwan (Taiwan)

Taipei Grand Hike - South Section 1

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Start

This is where the bus stops.
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Trail head

There is a map and several breakfast shops here.
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Bridge

Bridge over a stream with interesting pothole erosion.
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Land God Temple

A small temple with a rest pavilion.
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Land God temple

A temple at a junction. The Taipei Grand Trail heads straight on. Right goes down to Beixing Temple (20 mins) and left goes down towards Lishan bridge trail head (30 mins).
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View point

The first view of Taipei 101 with a mountain gym and rest area.
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Rest area and photo spot

At dusk this place fills up with photographers and their tripods. Also, there have been stray dogs here every time I’ve passed by, but they are very sleepy.
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Junction

Taipei Grand Trail goes straight on.
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View

To the right, you can see the ridge line you’ve just walked up.
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95 peak

This is the high point of the hike. The 壯 character post is here.
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Toilets

These have been reopened since the grand hike was opened.
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Nangang Shan

A very boring peak.
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Junction

Another old rope trail which has now been closed.
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Junction

The Taipei Grand Trail goes up. The trail on the right is the fourth rope trail. As of February 2019, it seems to still be open.
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Junction

Head down to the right.
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Shrine and view

This is one of my favourite shrines in Taipei. I don’t know why, I just like it. Go left for a quick but worthwhile detour to Muzhi mountain.
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Muzhi mountain

Muzhi mountain or thumb mountain has the best views of the walk so it’s really worth the extra two minutes.
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Squirrel junction

Here the Taipei Grand Trail heads left down the smaller trail.
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Photo

The trail is a little tougher here
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Panorama

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Trail

Newly roped section
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Junction

Follow the signs
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Xinyi expressway

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Small shrine

A small shrine with a sheltered rest area.
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Junction

Head down the steps
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Temple

A small shrine or temple to multiple deities.
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Junction

The trail hits the road here and turns left.
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Junction

After a couple of minutes walking down the road, the path doubles back up along a concrete trail.
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Temple and toilet

Just beyond the temple, the Taipei Grand Trail turns left and up following the old rice trail to Xin Po Ridge. The right turn downhill head to the Te Hsing Coal Mine trail head.
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Road junction

The trail hits another road and turns right.
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Graveyard

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Photo

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Junction

The trail turns left up to Tudi Gong Ridge
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Junction

The trail heads through bamboo
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忠正嶺安祿宮

A really cool temple with a fountain, toilets and a couple of Gods. From here the trail goes down the road.
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Junction

To finish the first section of the south area grand trail, turn right towards Da’an.
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Junction

The trail goes up here.
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Junction

Follow the Taipei Grand trail sticker: 往中埔山.
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軍功山

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Pylon

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Junction

The Taipei Grand Trail goes straight.
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Zhongpu Shan east peak

A rest shelter on the peak. Toilet at the back.
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Junction

Take a right downhill.
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Junction

Ignore the road and follow the trail to the right.
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Junction

Ignore the road and follow the trail through a shelter and down.
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Junction

Turn right towards Fuyang Eco Park, from there the path goes downhill.
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Junction

The Grand Trail signs disappear for a bit here, but both left and right get to the same place.
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Trail head

A bridge over some water takes you out to the end of the trail. Here you can find a map and a toilet. Just beyond that are the remains of a historic military tunnel.
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Junction

Turn right and walk towards the MRT station.

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