Posted by: HART | 03/29/2016

Dream Lake Hike

Photos, and KML file by Jose

Dream Lake is rather beautiful pool cradled by steep, wooden hills a few kilometers north of the town of Xizhi. On the weekends it’s popular with families and even couples taking their prewedding photos, but in morning it takes a magical deep green -blue hue in sunny weather.

Mount Sin is looming above the lake . It has an impressively rocky eastern ridge which is fun to climb. The return hike to the summit from the lake is only an hour or so, the view from the top is magnificent.(Taipei Escapes 1 by Richard Saunders).

Description: Dream lake
Total distance: 7.07 km (4.4 mi)
Total time: 3:25:56
Moving time: 1:43:35
Average speed: 2.06 km/h (1.3 mi/h)
Average moving speed: 4.09 km/h (2.5 mi/h)
Max speed: 8.77 km/h (5.4 mi/h)
Average pace: 29:09 min/km (46:54 min/mi)
Average moving pace: 14:40 min/km (23:36 min/mi)
Fastest pace: 6:50 min/km (11:01 min/mi)
Max elevation: 516 m (1693 ft)
Min elevation: 75 m (245 ft)
Elevation gain: 512 m (1679 ft)
Max grade: 17 %
Min grade: -20 %

KML File

 

 

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