Haba Snow Mountain Shopping

Haba Snow Mountain Shopping Guide provides you the detailed information about what to buy and where to buy the local products in Haba Snow Mountain when you travel to Haba Snow Mountain. Here are some information related to what to buy and where to buy in Haba Snow Mountain for travelers.

What to Buy in Haba Snow Mountain

Sichuan Pepper(花椒)

The terrain of Haba Village is high in the west and low in the east, with an average elevation of 2,450 meters. There are one or two hundred old pepper trees in the village. The villagers planted the seeds of old pepper trees. They also planted cayenne peppers and red peppers at altitudes above 2,500 meters and below 2,500 meters. At present, the annual output value of peppers in the village has reached 3.2 million yuan, which has effectively increased the income of farmers. 

Yak Meat

Living in the area above 3500 meters all year round, yaks often eat wild herbs such as fritillaria, cordyceps and so on. Therefore, their meat is delicious and tasty. In addition, yak beef can be braised in soy sauce, stewed or dried to eat, with unique taste. Yak body is treasure, meat can be eaten, skin can be sewn into garment, boots and bags, etc., head can be processed into crafts, tail can be made into brooms, and bullwhip is an aphrodisiac medicine.

Tibetan Handicrafts

Various kinds of Tibetan handicrafts are also Shangri-la specialties, such as celestial beads, silver body protection Buddha box, Tibetan incense, etc. Most of them have ethnic characteristics and very beautiful. Wooden bowl and box, Tibetan silver ornaments and Tibetan knife are popular items in this area. Tibetan ornaments mainly include various necklaces, rings and bracelets. 

Dongba Batik

Batik is an inherent Naxi Dongba cultural connotation of dyeing products, full of ethnic customs to Tiger Leaping Gorge shopping can buy some.

Equipment for Climbing Haba Snow Mountain

Getting the equipment prepared before start trekking up to the mountain is a wise move. The guesthouses may provide some of the necessaries, but it’s better for you prepare them by yourself at the beginning, such as high-top waterproof hiking shoes, head lamps, talpenstocks, gaiters, snow goggles, wind-proof caps, gloves, winter jackets, technical pants, raincoats, vacuum cups, backpacks with rain covers, close-fitting quick-drying clothes, more than three pairs of socks, personal medicines, mobile power supply, sunscreens, lipsticks and other personal items . You can supply the required items in Haba Village at the foot of Haba Snow Mountain or the Base Camp on the hillside (4,200m). 

Where to Buy in Haba Snow Mountain

In Haba Snow Mountain, it is not easy to find a local store. The best place to buy the local products is the local families, which can guarantee the quality of local products. In terms of the equipment for climbing Haba Snow Mountain, the guesthouses may provide some of the necessaries.

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