Key information: Hua Shan
- One of China's five sacred Taoist mountains, a spectacular mass of granite soaring above the hazy plains of Shaanxi province.
- A long, tough slog on ancient steps up long slopes of bare rock (can be avoided by cable car), then along a dizzy spine of the mountain to its many peaked crown.
- Ancient temples and pagodas, pines clinging to cliff faces, but plenty of other visitors.
- Walkopedia rating85
- Natural interest15
- Human interest14
- Negative points8
- Total rating85
- Note: Neg: crowding in places.
- Length: Day or less
- Maximum Altitude: N/A
- Level of Difficulty: Strenuous
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