2018-10-01

Mountain Hehuan Group

Mountain Hehuan Group(合歡群峰)

Mountain Hehuan Group are Hehuan Main Peak; Hehuan North Peak; Hehuan West Peak; Mt. Shimen , Mt. Hehuanjian and Shimen North Peak. They are listed on 100 peaks except for Shimen North Peak and Mt. Hehuanjian. The trailheads are near Hehuanshan Lodge (合歡山莊) which is on Provincial Highway 14A . The peaks can be climbed without the need for high-mountain permits. It’s easy to get to the summits of Mountain Hehuan Group for tourists, but the route to Hehuan West Peak is kind of challenge and needs much more energy for hikers.  
Hehuan North Peak (3422m): No. 34 on the list of 100 peaks. There is a summit mark numbered 1451 and a reflecting board on the top. It is the highest peak among Mountain Hehuan Group and also on the way to Hehuan North Peak. The length of the trail is 2 kilometers, and it takes about 2-3 hours for a round trip. Difficulty rate: 2
Hehuan West Peak (3145m): 83 on the list of 100 peaks. There is a summit mark numbered 6390 on the top. It is the longest trail among Mountain Hehuan Group. It takes about 6-9 hours for a round trip. Difficulty rate: 4.9
Hehuan East Peak (3421m): #35 on the list of 100 peaks. It is the watershed of Zhuoshui River and Takkiri River ,and The main ridge of Central Mountain Range goes toward southeast from here. It was a ski site because the slope on the east side of the mountain was gentle. Song Syue Lodge (松雪樓) is situated on the slope of Hehuan East Peak and faces to Wu-Ling(武嶺). It is an excellent place to view the mountains from the East Peak. Hehuan East Peak is near Qilai North Peak and Qilai Main Peak. The trailhead to hike Hehuan East Peak and Mountain Qilai is the same. The length of the trail to Hehuan East Peak is 1056 meters and it takes about 1.5-2 hours for a round trip. Difficulty rate:2
Mountain Shimen (3237m): #66 on the list of 100 peaks. It is the easiest and shortest hike up to one of the 100 peaks. It is also a beautiful sight to admire the Taroko Gorge and the clouds coming from the Pacific Ocean, as well as the sunset on Mountain Qilai. The length of the trail is 784 meters, and it takes about 50 minutes for a round trip. Difficulty rate: 0.5
Hehuan Main Peak (3417m) : #36 on the list of 100 peaks. Hehuan East Peak is on its east, and Hehuan North Peak is on its north. Hehuan West Peak is on its northwest. It has a good view from the top, and it’s easily accessible. The length of trail is 1795 meters, and it takes 1-1.5 hours for a round trip. Difficulty rate:1

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