7 Heroes of Guguan-Mt. Malun #2 馬崙山

by Robert Minor

The 7 Heroes of Guguan are 7 mountains in the Guguan area outside of Taichung City. Mt. Malun is the 2nd highest of the seven peaks and is ranked as #2. The hiking trails of these mountains are through beautiful old growth forest. Although all can be hiked in a half day, the mountains can be steep and challenging at some parts.

Mt. Ma Lun

Height: 2,305  Meters
Distance:7 km (1 way)
Time Roundtrip: 6-8 hours
Altitude Gain: 1,255 Meters

 

Getting to Mt. Malun

 

Look Out For the Mt. Malun Sign

 

Bear Left Here

 

Park your car on the left side

 

Turnaround Car Here & Gate to Trailhead

 

Persimmons

 

Mt. Malun Trailhead

 

Mt. Malun Sign At Trailhead

 

The Hike Begins

 

Trail and Distance Signs

 

Well groomed trail

 

Half way point pavilion

 

Some stairs

 

Keep left

 

Beautiful Forest

 

Mt. Ma Lun Peak

 

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