Mountain Incidents in Taiwan

Number of Mountain Rescues, 2002 - 2020

Data for and prior to 2011 was missing and therefore temporarily marked as zero. If you have data source, please contact us: [email protected]

Number of Rescued People, 2002 - 2020

Number of Rescue People Grouped by Age, 2015 - 2020

Causes for Mountain Incidents, 2013 - 2020

Data between 2017 and 2019 was missing and therefore temporarily marked as zero. If you have data source, please contact us: [email protected]

Getting Lost Has Been the Major Reason for Mountain Incidents. Here's What You Can Do to Avoid it from Happening.

  1. Prevention

    Turn your smartphone into a GPS device for navigation by downloading Hikingbook. With global offline maps at your hand, you are able to look up your location even when offline and stay on track.
  2. Action

    In case you get lost in the mountains, knowing what are the right actions to take (and what should be avoided) can make a difference between life and death. Read our guidelines on what to do if you get lost, with specific advice to take note of in Taiwan.

    登山迷路了怎麼辦?掌握四大原則,助你平安下山
  3. Share the Information

    Everyone can help reduce the number of mountain incidents by sharing the correct information. Help us spread the knowledge, and help more people stay safe when hiking.