[ To 2600! ] Whole Big Snow Mountain Ride 台中大雪山完整騎

[ To 2600! ] Whole Big Snow Mountain Ride 台中大雪山完整騎

Whole Big Snow Mountain Ride Summary

  • Self ride.
  • Starting/ending Location: near here.
  • Bike Length: ~ 97 km.
  • Total Elevation: ~ 2200 m.
  • Hill profile: Big one up and down.
  • Good for: Long hill climb training.
  • Caution: Rough descending.

In our previous attempt our Whole Big Snow Mountain Ride stopped at 2200 m elevation point, due to road closure. Now with road fixed and good winter weather, it’s time to challenge the route again and reach the 2600 meter mark.

DSC00757

To match a 100 km route as usual, we started a bit further up.

DSC00758

During winter time initial sections often had mist. The mist would clear out after climbing over 600 meter elevation.

DSC00762

DSC00764

DSC00767

DSC00768

Great clear winter day.

DSC00773

Still mist at valleys below.

DSC00774

DSC00776

DSC00778

DaDong Police Station (大棟派出所) at about 1000 m elevation.

DSC00779

DSC00782

Passing the only tunnel. Now traffic light was installed.

DSC00784

Soon entering toll station.

DSC00787

DSC00788

DSC00790

ShueShan Police Station near 2200 m elevation.

DSC00794

Mountain’s lower atmosphere pressure…

At last we reached the “Little Snow Mountain Visitor Center“. Here there was road continually up, but vehicle was not allow. Time for a brief hike to 2600 meter point!

DSC00802

2560 m elevation mark.

DSC00797

DSC00798

At the 2600 m mark was a little pond called “heaven lake”. LOL.

DSC00799

DSC00801

DSC00803

And it was time to bring out the drone for some nice aero shoots!

DJI_0121

DJI_0122

Mountain mist. It was freezing here (about 6 degree).

DJI_0123

DJI_0125

DJI_0129

Notice there was a radar station at the nearby peak.

DJI_0132

After the drone fly it was time to leave this freezing top.

DSC00807

DSC00810

DSC00811

Car and big tree trunk.

DSC00813

DSC00814

DSC00818

DSC00819

The far away valleys lied the still closed Provincial Highway #8 damaged after the 921 Earthquake.

DSC00820

DSC00821

DSC00823

DSC00824

Also Recommended:

Taiwan Bike Routes Map

[ Back Road to Taiwan’s Highest Peak ] Tataka Challenge 挑戰塔塔加

[Exchange Great Views with Peace of Mind] Challenge AliShan 挑戰阿里山

Like My Posts? Subscribe below for Latest Post Email Update!