The Four Beasts (Elephant (象山), Leopard (豹山), Lion (獅山) and Tiger (虎山) Mountains) are on the doorstep of Taipei and are a simple trek that includes rope climbs, clear cut paths, and perfect picturesque locations. This trip is ideal for bringing out one’s inner hiker. Anyone on the hunt for a great adventure should try the four beasts.
Picked up from your location in Taipei, and brought to Xiangshan MRT station. After embarking, we will ascend the first, very short but steep Elephant Mountain.
From here we can explore as much as we feel. The Four Beasts, one of which is Elephant Mountain, offer countless trails to trek. We will bring you to the incredible rope climb ascents, to get away from the main pathways. There are four in total, ranging in difficulty.
If we time it right we can be at the top for a beautiful sunset overlooking Taipei 101 and the greater Taipei City.
WHAT TO BRING:
Small snacks: fruit, nuts, chocolate, 1L water, comfortable hiking shoes, sunscreen, hat for sun protection.
Lunch, water, return transfer from trailhead, TAO adventure guide.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
This trip is designed to have any departure time that fits you!
Hikers and climbers with energy and skill. Good balance is a plus! A TAO Adventure guide who will be imparting knowledge on the local flora and fauna will accompany you.