Day Hikes East Peak Group

These day hikes traverse the East Peak Group region of Haba Snow Mountain. Elevations range between 1,800 and 3,200 meters.


1. Luke’s Hostel to Ennu Village

1. Luke’s Hostel to Ennu Village

Region: Tiger Leaping Gorge, East Peak Group
Itinerary: Luke’s Hostel—Ennu Village
Duration: 6½ hours one-way
Distance: 13 km one-way
Altitude in Meters: Start 2,360. Max 3,200. End 2,600
Elevation Gain: 1,000 meters
Rating: Advanced

Enjoy superb views of Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡) via the Luke-Haba Route (栌克-哈巴路线). The one-day hike begins at Luke’s Hostel (古道栌克青年旅舍) and ends in Ennu Village (恩努村) north of the gorge. Hiring a guide is recommended.


2. Haba Village to Benxi Village

2. Haba Village to Benxi Village

Region: East Peak Group, Tiger Leaping Gorge
Itinerary: Haba Village—Benxi Village—Lower Tiger Leaping Gorge
Duration: 4½ hours one-way
Distance: 15 km one-way
Altitude in Meters: Start 2,650. Max 3,000. End 1,800
Elevation Gain: Gain 370 meters. Loss 1,200 meters
Rating: Challenging

Summary: This is the quickest way to walk from Haba Village (哈巴村) to Tiger Leaping Gorge (虎跳峡). The hike follows the Haba-Benxi Route (哈巴-本习路线). Upon reaching the Tiger Leaping Gorge highway, just below Benxi Village (本习村), the optional walk to Walnut Garden Village (核桃园) takes an additional 1½ hours with elevation gain of 200 meters. Hiring a guide is recommended.


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