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Mount Huashan, Huayin

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Part of a chain of peaks towering above the surrounding landscape, Mount Huashan stands as one of the most sacred peaks in Taoism, Buddhism, and Chinese history. Pay a visit to the mountain and you'll find somewhat surreal views of razor-sharp ridges puncturing the sky, covered with hardy shrubs and trees. Follow the harrowing stone pathways and plank steps to cross these ridges, enjoying sweeping views along the way. You can even stop at several temples and shrines as you go. Keep in mind before visiting that the mountain features a number of hair-raising pathways; several involve essentially shimmying along a footboard with nothing but an iron chain between you and a drop of more than 1,524 m (5,000 ft). Carefully consider the risks of venturing off the more beaten paths atop the ridges, as they can be extremely dangerous. Using our custom trip planner, Huayin attractions like Mount Huashan can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Did the 5 Huashan mountain peaks and loved every second of it. Starting from the Huashan town, we took a taxi to the gate of the park before setting off towards the North Peak. It took us 3 hours. We ...  read more »
  • Hua Shan is not the highest mountain ridge of the Qinling Mountains, on which the watershed basins of the great rivers of the Yangtze and the Yellow River, but is recognized as one of the most sacred in Taoism-Chinese believe that if you can climb at Hua Shan at least once in your life, you will always be opened on any road in life. Hence the continuing flow of people wishing to visit Huashan. But she is known not only for its sacred value, it is a very picturesque place represents, strictly speaking, not one mountain, and five peaks resembling opened Lotus Flower when viewed from above. The name Huashan and translates as "blooming mountain." Got up at six in the morning, at 7.30 am sat on a bus through 1.5 hours were in a small town at the foot of the mountain. At 9.25 bought entrance tickets (110 Yuan) and started climbing. The town is located at an altitude of 440 metres above m and the height of the Middle peak-Northern-1620 metres. We have overcome this distance in three hours. On the northern peak is the cable-car station-that is, in principle, on the mountain you can climb and ropeway, but is it worth the pleasure of two thousand rubles. In the warmer months, the pilgrims Ascend on foot and spend the night at one of the peaks, and the next day they bypass all five peaks. While you are climbing a mountain, routinely temples, pavilions, gazebos and even many small stalls selling noodles, boiled eggs and somehow always sold to energy drinks. Climb, of course, heavily-and only labour people who are surprised when dislodged a few thousand steps on this path. For an hour we reached the place where the remaining trails radiate peaks. We are only interested in the so-called "Trail of death"-The Plank Road to the Sky. After this the trail no longer had time to climb on South Peak, three hours went down again in the city. A little pomučalis′ with the search for the train station, then still safely took the ticket to Xian, and at eleven PM were again at home at the hostel.
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  • Don't come here expecting a tranquil experience. You will get great views but you'll have to fight for space with Chinese people. As my wife and I aren’t very unfit, we researched the easiest way to s...  read more »
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