Baimang Snow Mountain

Located in Deqin County, the Baimang Snow Mountain are in the middle of the Hengduan Mountain Range in the southern stretch of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The mountains have got the name for the snowfield, and are the national nature reserve. With 20 peaks over 5,000 meters above sea level, the Baimang Snow Mountains, which go from north to south, are more than 90 kilometers long and 30~40 kilometers wide.

Living in the subalpine dark coniferous forest of spruces and firs of the Baimang Snow Moutains is the first-class state protection snub-nosed monkeys that bring life to the mountains and forests.

At an elevation between 3,700 meters and 4,500 meters of the Baimang Snow Mountains, there are the remains of ancient glaciers of late Pleistocene epoch, U-shaped valley and cirques.


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