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Paiyun Lodge Snow Updates

Announcement Date:2019-01-22 ~2019-03-31 Released By:Yushan National Park Headquarters

Be cautious when passing by the trail with snow from Paiyun Lodge.

Date: March 20, 2019

The ice/snow from the windy section of cliff path to the summit has been cleaned on 19 March 2019 by the staffs sent by Paiyun Mountaineering Center. Yet, since the temperature of the coming week will still be around 0o C, it is still essential to bring enough clothes and beware of the icy and slippery trail, especially when you hike in the early morning. The visitors with park permit, we kindly remind you to check the forecast of the Central Weather Bureau. If it snows, it is required to have solid competence using gear for hiking in the snow and bring it when entering the park, particularly crampons and helmets. It is suggested for those who don’t have the equipment or don’t know how to use the equipment to check the snow update before heading to the park. If it’s difficult or dangerous, please do not attempt to pass. Safety is first! The staffs at Paiyun Mountaineering Center will check the equipment of the visitors at the trailhead and at Paiyun Lodge. For your safety, please follow the on-site instructions and beware of the weather change.

Please note that it is hikers’ responsibility to hike safely.

(Visitors going to the areas above 3000m in the park need to pay attention when passing icy or slippery trail and bring necessary gear in order to ensure the hiking safety.)

Yushan Route Conditions: Paiyun Mountaineering Center +886 49 2702228 (06:30-16:30)
Trails at Tataka Recreational Area (Mt. Lulin, Mt. Linzhi, Mt. Dongpu): Tataka Visitor Center +886 49 2702200 (09:00-16:30)
Road Conditions to Tataka: New Cross-Island Highway Station +886 49 2791510 or +886 49 2702033
Other questions concerning park permit application or lodging fee refund: Mailbox

Weather of Yushan peaks route: Central Weather Bureau (Paiyun Lodge)
20-22 Jan. 2019: forecasts for Paiyun Lodge: snow
23-29 Jan.: There’s snow/ice from Paiyun Lodge to Yushan Peaks.

30-31 Jan.: There’s snow/ice from the main peak-south peak intersection.
1-28 Feb.: Yushan Peaks Trail is closed for annual recovery.
1-6 Mar.: There's no snow along Yushan Trails.
7-10 Mar.: forecasts for Paiyun Lodge: snow
11-19 Mar.: There’s and might still be snow/ice from Paiyun Lodge to Yushan Peaks. 

20-26 Mar.: Be cautious when passing the icy section from Paiyun Lodge.

Check this page for updates (non-daily)