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Zhangjiajie Qixing Mountain

Yongding District 2012/08/28 View:4499

Zhangjiajie Qixing Mountain– An expedition of outdoor mountain hiking.

Adjacent to Tianmen Mountain, Qixing Mountain’s highest elevation stands at 1528.6 meter, 10 meter higher than Tianmen Mountain. It covers an area of 19,044 mu in the National Land and Resource Level Diagram and its actual total area reaches 35,000 to 40,000 mu, 3 times lager than Tianmen Mountain.

On the top of the mountain is a huge mesa hill with an average elevation of 1400 meter and arable area of 280 mu. The average temperature on the mountaintop hovers at 9 C°. And summer also never kisses the land throughout the year. Forest coverage rate is 87%, most of which are shrub wood and about 2000 mu primitive forest has been reserved.

Qixing Mountain also abounds in wildlife and is listed as one of the Four Main Chinese Herbal Medicine Library (Tianmen Mountain, Badagongshan, Zhangjiajie, Qixing Mountain)

Having imagined for a long time, we finally get the chance to unveil the mystery of Qixing mountain. Our group including 18 memebers excitedly starts our expedition to this splendor!

Our starting point lies in this seclusive area, and there is no road to get to the mountaintop, so we need to find ways by ourseles! What a blood- curdling adventure!

Looking! this is a special rock looking like the head of a horse, isnn’t it?

The most dangerous path developed by us, and a slender figure will help you a lot when you are in such a circumstance!

Resting ~Pose~Snap!

Aha~ a patch of reeds meets our eyes! Romatic?

By Brenda

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