202003202359Overnight Stay in Chiayi
I deliberately chose my biggest backpack for the hike this time because we were going to carry a lot of “non-essential beverages and snacks,” and the other reason is I wanted to (finally) give it a spin on the trail. The 100L backpack has been staying in the storage since its arrival more than 1 year ago.
I planned to take my wife for a little hike to Junjian Rock (translated literally, Warship Rock) which is very close to where we live. It seemed like an ideal place to go because it was already late in afternoon. I took a quick look at a map on the Internet and set the course.
202003082359Short Hike to Mt. Bijia and Mt. Erge
My friend’s interest in hiking was rekindled after the Kinabalu trip and wanted to do it on a regular basis. 4 people, 1 car. Thanks to my friends (the couple), I could just hop in their car at home and slept all the way to the trailhead in the hills of Shenkeng.
202002012359Hiking with Mom and Price Inquiry
My mom has been doing day hikes with a group of friends for a long time, but I consider most of their hikes too slow and boring to me. This time, however, seeing my mom was quite anxious about the hike which was said to be strenuous, I decided to hike with her as a bodyguard.
202001272359Early Departure and Mt. Malun Hiking
The world was grey with the sun still under the horizon when we headed out in a hurry. I drove with my eyes constantly surveying the wayside for any sign of speed cameras while accelerating (past the speed limit of course) on some sections of freeway that were free of traffic. My friend started out from Chiayi and arrived in Guguan a little bit earlier than me.
202001052359Climbing and Hiking
Indoor rock climbing with friends in the morning. Hiking in late afternoon. Why? Since I felt I hadn’t sweated my shirt enough for the day, I decided to take Z out for a little hike to the summit of Mt. Qixing, the highest volcano and also one of the most popular day hike destinations in Taiwan. I chose the shortest trail for her.