Haba Snow Mountain (Haba Xueshan) is lies on the northwest side of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan, China. It rises opposite the higher Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (Yulong Xueshan), and towers 3,500 meters (11,500 ft.) above the river. It boasts glaciers, lakes and waterfalls, and contains one of the best preserved nature reserves in Shangri-la.
The main peak of the mountain is 5396 meters (17703 ft.) above sea level and is capped with snow all year round. The mountainside is adorned with crystal-clear glaciers while the surrounding valleys are dotted with numerous lakes, the most beautiful of which is Heihai Lake. Each year between June and August millions of azaleas, come into bloom. It is said there are so many flowers one can walk on them without crushing them!
|Beautiful Baha Snow Mountain||Stunning Haba Snow Mountain seen from the foot of it|
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