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Haba Snow Mountain

Haba Snow Mountain, South-east of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Climb Haba Snow Mountain to experience a technical climb in just 4D3N to an elevation of 5,396 m (17,703 ft)!

We actually wanted to just hike around Tiger Leaping Gorge but as we were searching for a hotel to... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
tangotan7
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Singapore, Singapore
First experience trekking a snow mountain with driving snow

A couple of friends booked a trek with Ah Bao Ge, who is one of the experienced and licensed... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
William Q
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Singapore, Singapore
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Haba Snow Mountain, South-east of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

We actually wanted to just hike around Tiger Leaping Gorge but as we were searching for a hotel to stay in Lijiang, we realized the hotel (The Bivou) we are going to book with offer a climbing expedition to Haba Snow Mountain. After much consideration...More

2  Thank tangotan7
Reviewed 8 May 2016

A couple of friends booked a trek with Ah Bao Ge, who is one of the experienced and licensed (important for insurance) guides for the mountain. This included a car ride from Lijiang. Along the way you will pass Tiger Leaping Gorge which is quite...More

3  Thank William Q
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Didn't actually climb it... But really enjoyed the views of it when we drove into Hapa (from Tiger leaping gorge) and when we left it on the way to Shangrila. It truly was a spectacular view of the mountain descending into the village and the...More

Thank Kang Yang L
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We saw it from about 10 miles away so I blame that on the tour company not on the locals or the Chinese government. We saw a lot of beautiful cloud shrouded mountains and did some horse back riding in a beautiful valley.

Thank Allen A
Reviewed 26 April 2015

IMPORTANT - Hiring a guide is a must. Especially for the black lake hike. We saw no a signposts in sight and there are infinitely many routes in the area. Talk to them to find the right one for you. Don't overexert or be overly...More

4  Thank Naffion
Reviewed 23 July 2014

For Trekking friends a must do, from Haba Village to Black lake or Basecamp is a great trekking with more then 1600m altitude. Easy to organize a guide and a horse.

3  Thank Georg V
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Snowcapped mountain on a glorious sunny blue sky day. Fantastic views of the countryside, farms and villages down below.

2  Thank FANOOR
Reviewed 21 July 2012

The site was beautiful, although a bit overcast on the day we were there. An amazingly beautiful site with lots of "red coats" snaking along and up the mountain. But, worth the climb if you can make it. Coats and portable oxygen tanks are available...More

1  Thank Fritz6233
Reviewed 24 June 2012

can take cable car up towards top or hike up trails to meadow for views over the grasslands

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We went up the first cablecar to the intermediate valley where Tibetans herders live in basic summer houses with their yaks and cattle until it gets to cold, when they retreat to the valley below. You can walk around this high valley and talk to...More

1  Thank Burradoo
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Clemente Sylvia C
31 March 2015|
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Response from GeoffBassett |
You will need to pay as you enter the tiger leaping gorge area. The fee is around 150¥ per adult. When you get to Haba village you will need to pay ¥200 conservation fee and ¥100 per day for your guide if you wish to climb... More
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