Archive February 11, 2022

Mount Gongga

Mount Gongga is known as the “King of Shu Mountains” not only for its charm, but also for its difficulty. For nearly a hundred years, mountaineers have left glory here, but also regret and grief. Mount Gongga is  Located in the Hengduan Mountains at 7,556 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in Sichuan Province.

Mount Gongga has not only a unique vegetation distribution, but also many glaciers. One of the most famous is hailuogou Glacier, the lowest glacier in Asia. These glaciers are all Marine glaciers, which have sufficient material supply, fast flow speed and more severe erosion of mountains.