Huashan mountain is known for its majestic breath-taking crags, steep paths, beautiful scenery and it is said to be "The Nubemr One Precipitous Mountain under Heaven". The mountain is also one of China Five Sacred Taoist Mountains.
mountain is a mountain located near the city ofin Shaanxi province, about 120east of Xi'an. It is the western mountain of the Five Great Mountains of China, and has a long history
mountain is famous forof steep and narrow paths, precipitous crags and a high mountain range. Its five peaks are the representative attractions and each has its distinctive charms: East Peak is the best place to enjoy the sunrise; South Peak has the highest altitude; West Peak is the most elegant; North Peak is famous as the Cloud Terrace Peak and Middle Peak is also called Jade Lady Peak.
The Mountain is also home to several influential Taoist temples, where many emperors of past dynasties took part in Taoist activities and sacrificed to the god of, making it a holy land of Taoism.
East Peak (Facing Sun Peak) is 2096.2 m above the sea level, as one of the main peaks of Mount Huashua, seated at east. There is a platform on the summit of the peak, where is a good place to see the sunrise, with wild field of vision.
South Peak (Landing Wild Geese Peak) has an altitude of 2154.9 meters. It is also the highest peak among all the Five Mountains.
West PeakLotus) has an altitude of 2082m. As the giant rock on the peak looks like petals of lotus, ancient literati also called it Lotus Peak and Furong Peak.
North Peak (Cloud TerracePeak) is 1614.9 meters high above the sea leave. The North Peak is solitary and imposing to the sky. As there is a Ruoyun Terrace, itCloud Terrace Peak.
Middle PeakJade Maiden Peak) is 2037.8 m high above the sea level. It is a small peak at west side of the East Peak. In ancient time, it was a part of East Peak, but now, people rank it as one of the main peak of Mt.North Peak, the lowest of the five, is the starting point for climbing. There are three ways to ascend: the six winding track from Huashan village, the cable car, or the path beneath it.
Next on the route is Jade Maiden Peak. Legend has it that a jade maiden was once seen riding a white horse among the mountains, hence the name. Then hikers can choose to take a left to Sunrise Peak, a fine place to enjoy the sunrise (which would involve climbing the mountain in the dark as there is nowhere to stay on the mountain).
can take a right to Lotus Peak.
The Highest, Most-Dangerous South Summit
is a gondola which takes visitors across a steep valley to Landing Wild Goose Peak, the highest among the five summits. The path to the summit includes a foot-wide plank walkway fixed to a sheer rock face with only a chain along the rock for support.
The South Peak is not for the faint-hearted and is particularly dangerous in winter. However, the views are breathtaking.
Before climbing Mt., you should know the following: 1. Wear sport shoes with soft soles; buy a pair of nylon gloves and a walking stick when necessary.
2. Eat high-calorie food and bring some with you when climbing.
3. Bring mineral water with you. Do not drink too much when thirsty; justit to keep your mouth wet.
4. It is windy in the mountain and especially humid in summer, so prepare some warm clothes (even in summer).
5. Sometimes it rains on the mountain, so take along a plastic raincoat.
6. Bring an electric torch when climbing at night.
While all necessary supplies can be bought at the foot of.
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