Summit of Haba Snow Mountain in Shangri-La, Diqing

About Haba Snow Mountain

Haba Snow Mountain is a mountain rising above the northwest side of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan, China. It rises opposite the higher Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and towers 3,500 metres above the upper reaches of the Yangtze River(Jinsha River). The summit of the mountain is a popular destination for amateur mountaineers and its lowest slopes are crossed by the popular Tiger Leaping Gorge trail. Its massif is considered the southernmost extent of the expansive Shaluli Mountains, themselves a component range of the Hengduan Mountains.

Summit of Haba Snow Mountain

In 1995, Chinese Climbers successfully reached the top of the 5,396-meter Haba Snow Mountain, making it the tallest snowcapped peak conquered by man in Yunnan. It is the ice and snow trail from the camp 1 to the summit, the altitude up 500M, usually, it will take you about 3 hours to the top. At the top of the mountain, you can see clearly Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Meili Snow Mountain and other famous mountains.