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Climbing this peak is most challenging in Huangshan. We came from Yuping cable car station, which already requires 40 mins of hiking up and down to the base of this peak. There is a stall for drinks and snacks at the base.
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This peak is definitely one of the more challenging ones. I would suggest climbing on the southern side because its stairs are more vertical and will be more challenging to go down, especially on the knees. Plus, decending on the northern side will place you...More
Tian Du Feng (Celestial Capital Peak) is fantastic, if you're ready for it. We were already in the park, but we climbed the peak as the last leg of a 14-mile day that included more elevation gain and loss than I've been able to calculate...More
Not for the faint of heart the incredible views are matched only by the at times dangerous decents (heading down towards the west gate). A lot less crowded at the top than the others due to the steep climb! Well worth the effort!
Walking around the Huanshan area requires good hiking or walking shoes and a walking stick if you want to be able to walk the next days as the 1000s of stair steps take their toll on your legs. Not for people who don't like heights...More