Taiwan KOM Challenge

Riding up to Wuling, Hehuan Mountain from Qixingtan, Hualien via Taroko Gorge to challenge one of the world’s most unique 105 km biking routes from 0m sea level to 3275m above sea level.



October 28, 2016(Friday)


Taiwan Cyclist Federation


  • Featuring a magnificent seascape and Taroko Gorge, this “unprecedented and amazing“ route climbs from 0 to 3,275 meters above sea level, for a total route length of about 105 kilometers. It takes adventure to a whole new level and presents the unique charm of Taiwan to the whole world.


  • Both internationally renowned mountain-bikers and top female cyclists from around the world will be invited to compete with domestic and high caliber foreign cyclists in the Taiwan KOM Challenge. Total entrant quota: 600 people (including 300 foreign competitors).


The route climbs from 0 to 3,275 meters above sea level for a total route length of about 105 kilometers.
Qixingtan Taroko Bridge Highway No. 8 Tianxiang Xibao Xinbaiyang Bilu Sacred Tree Guanyuan Dayuling Highway No. 14 A Wuling, Hehuan Mountain.


  • The challenging and internationally renowned natural landscape of Taroko Gorge.
  • Super Long-Distance Climb Stretching 105 km to the top of Hehuan Mountain.
  • World-renowned cyclist:
    World-renowned cyclists will be invited to participate in the event, and top female cyclists will also be invited to experience the beauty of Taiwan.
  • The Highest Climb:
    Climbing from 0m sea level to 3,275m above sea level for an epic 87 km of continuous ascent, this route is rare in the world of cycling.
  • Prize:NT $1 million prize

Events Contact:

Taiwan Cyclist Federation +886-2-8919-3595 service@cyclist.org.tw
Website:2016 Taiwan KOM Challenge