Category: China

Mount Jiuhua

Mount Jiuhua | Jǐuhuá Shān | 九华山 Mount Jiuhua is a breathtakingly beautiful mountain located in Anhui province of China. It is one of the four sacred mountains of Buddhism and is considered to be an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists around the world. The mountain is known for its stunning scenery, peaceful atmosphere, and spiritual significance. …

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Mount Heng (Shanxi)

Mount Heng | Hengshan | 恒山 Mount Heng (Shanxi) is a majestic mountain range located in the Shanxi province of China. It is also known as Hengshan, meaning ‘perpetual mountain’, due to its stunning beauty and unchanging presence. This mountain range is believed to be one of the Five Great Mountains of China, and is …

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K2 (Godwin Austen)

K2 (Godwin Austen, Chhogori, Chogri Peak, چھوغوری) K2 is a majestic mountain located in the Karakoram range on the border between Pakistan and China. It is the second-highest peak in the world, standing tall at 28,251 feet, and is considered one of the toughest mountains to climb. K2 is also known as Mount Godwin-Austen, named …

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Skyang Kangri

Skyang Kangri (سکیانگ کنگری) Skyang Kangri sits on the border of Pakistan and China in the Karakoram mountain range. Its closest neighboring peaks are K2 directly to the southwest, as well as Skilbrum and Praqpa Kangri further southwest, and Broad Peak to the south. The mountain Skyang Kangri is also referred to as “Staircase Peak,” …

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Amne Machin

Amne Machin | Amnye Maqen | Anyi Machen | Anyê Maqên | Dradullungshog Amne Machin, or “Grandfather Pomra,” is a holy Tibetan mountain and mountain range located in Amdo in Eastern Tibet, in the Xueshan Township of Maqên County in the Golog Prefecture and Qinghai Province of China. It is a Tibetan god mountain, and many visitors bring …

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Chura Kang

Chura Kang Chura Kang sits precisely on the border of Bhutan and China in the Bhutan Himalayas, east of Thana Glacier and north of Chubda Glacier, Chubda Tsho, and Wangchuck Centennial National Park. Nearby peaks include Karejiang to the north-northwest and further west along the border are Chomolhari Kang, Kangphu Kang, and Jejekangphu Kang. Country: …

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Karjiang

Karjiang (Karejiang) Karjiang is a child mountain of Kula Kangri. It is so isolated, steep, and difficult to climb that the mountain remains unclimbed. Also, mountaineers need a permit to access Karjiang. The mountain is located in Tibet, China, near the Bhutan–China border. The closest peaks to Karjiang are Chura Kang to the south-southeast and …

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Mukut Parbat

Mukut Parbat (also spelled Mukut Parvat) Mukut Parbat sits on the India-China border, northwest of Kamet and the Abi Gamin mountains on the border of Uttarakhand, India and Tibet, China. The closest peaks to Mukut Parbat are Kamet directly to the southeast and Mana I a little further southeast. Saraswati Parvat I is located a little …

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Apsarasas Kangri

Apsarasas Kangri Located in the Siachen subrange of the Karakorams, Apsaras I has only two recorded climbs. And the children peaks, Apsaras II and Apsaras III are listed as “virgin peaks” by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation. The mountain was named by Grant Peterkin, derived from the words sas, meaning “place” and apsara, meaning “fairies,” translating to “place …

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Labuche Kang III

Labuche Kang III (Labuche Kang East) Standing as one of earth’s last unclimbed mountains that’s legally accessible, Labuche Kang III is situated in the Labuche Kang mountain massif of Tibet. The closest neighboring peaks to Labuche Kang III are Cho Oyu and Lunag Ri I to the southeast, Tengi Ragi Tau to the south-southeast, Phurbi …

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