Gongga Shan / Minya Konka

Sichuan, Ganzi, Mount Gongga, China

Gongga Shan / Minya Konka (贡嘎山, 貢嘎山, Gònggá Shān, Minya Konka, Mi’nyâg Gong’ga Riwo)

Mount Gongga, also referred to as Gongga Shan and Minya Konka, sits in the Daxue Shan mountain range, between Dadu River and Yalong River, and is known to locals as “The King of Sichuan Mountains” because it is the highest peak in the Sichuan province of China. 

Mount Gongga, also known as Minya Konka, the highest mountain in Sichuan, China

It is also known as the “Holy Tibetan Snow Mountain.”

The mountain lies northwest of the Hai Luo Gou Glacier Forest Park.

Minya Konka (Mount Gongga, Holy Tibetan Snow Mountain) – Gongga Shan in Sichuan Province, China. View from the west at Yaha Pass, summit shrouded in clouds. Highest Mountain in Sichuan Province China.

Country: China

Mountain Range: Daxue Shan (Hengduan Shan)

Elevation: 24,790 feet / 7,556 meters

First Ascent: October 28, 1932, by Terris Moore and Richard Burdsall

Fun Fact: Mount Gongga is the 41st highest peak in the world.

Gongga Mountain Range (also known as Minya Konka) – Gongga Shan, Sichuan Province, China. View from the highlands of Xinduqiao. Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
River Valley in Sichuan China near. Mt. Gongga
Hailuogou Glacier Park scenery – Gongga Snow Mountain National Park in Sichuan Province, China.
Golden statue and Mt. Gongga in the background, Sichuan, China

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