Snow Mountain also named “The Prince
of Snow Mountain”. It located 10 kilometres
northeast of Deqin, between Nujiang River
and Mekong River.
Snow Mountain is the most splendid, lofty
and mysterious snow mountains in Yunnan. Its
thirteen peaks are situated in the average
attitude of 6000 Meters, were titled as “Prince’s
Thirteen Peaks”. The main peak (Kagebofeng)
stands out majestically on 6740 above sea
level, is accounted to be the highest Mountain
among Yunnan. The highland lakes, dense forests,
unique vegetation and wildlife are all the
natural treasures from this mystery snow mountain.
Snow Mountain is either an adventurous spot
for mountaineers and a scared mountain that
attracts people who come from Yunnan, Tibet,
Sichuan, Qinghai and Gansu to pray for blessing.
There is a saying if somebody shouts to the
mountain; it results in controlling the force
of nature. So people are advised to keep silence
during the hiking in order not to arouse the
anger of gods.