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Hiking matters #251:The Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線) Day 5-6: Dabajianshan and the end of the Holy Ridge by Pinoy Mountaineer on May 13, 2012It was a very cold night at the nameless shelter where we stayed (see Hiking matters #250); I was especially vulnerable because of a fever that has severely weakened me. Still, I felt that I had enough energy to withstand the last two days of the Hol...



Hiking matters #250:The Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線) Day 4: The precarious crossing of Mt. Sumida by Pinoy Mountaineer on Apr 23, 2012Day 3 (Hiking matters #249) of our six-day Holy Ridge hike saw us successfully cross over from 369 Hut to Sumida Shelter - in a trek through ridges and scree slopes that lasted for twelve hours. Carrying a 23-kg. bag the whole time, I was exhausted w...



Hiking matters #249:The Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線) Day 3: The 12-hour sojourn to Sumida Shelter by Pinoy Mountaineer on Apr 7, 2012Waking up from 369 Hut, we marched on for what turned out to be one of the most intense days of the whole hike. At first, it seemed like a fine forest walk underneath the famed Black Forest, but the entire challenge began with the scree hike that was...



Hiking matters #248:The Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線) Day 1-2: From Wuling to 369 Hut by Pinoy Mountaineer on Apr 7, 2012My biggest expedition this year, thus far, commenced from March 31 to April 5 in Taiwan, which is fast becoming my training ground for mid-altitude (2000-4000 meter) hiking. This time, our target was to complete the Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線) - the...



Hiking matters #247: Behold this Holy Ridge (雪山聖稜線)! Six days and nine mountains on Taiwan's great traverse by Pinoy Mountaineer on Apr 4, 2012TAIPEI, TAIWAN - This is going to be a short post, since I am already very tired; "physically and mentally exhausted" as I described it yesterday in my Facebook page. We had just completed the six-day Holy Ridge hike, considered to be the most physic...