Travel: Hiking Up Yushan, Highest Peak In Taiwan

Yu Shan or Yushan, also known as Mount Jade, Jade Mountain, or Mount Yu, and known as Mount Niitaka during Japanese rule, is the highest mountain in Taiwan at 3,952 m above sea level, giving Taiwan the 4th-highest maximum elevation of any island in the world.

Video timeline: 00:00 Drone Intro 1:49 Meeting up with Curtis and Larry 2:07 4 hour drive to trailhead 2:53 Yu-Shan National Park 3:37 Trailhead Police Station 3:52 Yushan Trailhead 4:08 Day 1 – Trailhead to Paiyun Lodge (5 miles) 6:50 Day 2 – Paiyun Lodge to Summit (11 miles) 9:29 Tataka Visitor Center 9:47 Why did I visit Taiwan? 10:22 Which route did you take? 12:57 How much did this hike cost? 13:33 Who did I hike with? 14:53 How did you shoot this video?

Filmed and edited by:

Kraig Adams

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