NEW POST: Huoyan Shan (火炎山)

NEW POST: Huoyan Shan (火炎山)

Oct 24, 2021

Huoyan Shan’s flame-red slopes are an instantly recognisable landmark for motorists driving between Taichung and Miaoli, their distinctive colouring giving rise to the mountain’s name, (others have translated 火炎山 as Fire Mountain or Flame Mountain – both of which would be entirely apt). This formerly restricted nature reserve is home to some of the most unique geology that you’ll find in Taiwan (a consequence of it being very recently formed land), and it is also one of Taiwan’s 100 Minor Peaks.

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