|Genie Mountain Scenic Spot |
Genie Mountain Scenic Spot is located in Reke Town, Litang County. Genie Mountain with a height of 6,204 m above the sea level is in the center of the scenic spot, surrounded by peaks, virgin forests, lakes, hot-springs, temples, and Tibetan customs. The main peak of Genie Mountain is covered by snow all the year along with virgin forests and waterfalls in the mountainside, and the wide grassland, forest and lakes in the foot. The trees in virgin forest mainly are spruce, fir and alpine oak. Groups of wild sheep, musk dears, bears, and other rare chickens and Tibetan Eared-Pheasant often appear in the forest, the side of the lake, even on the roadside. There are numerous hot springs and hence it is also called" the town of hot spring ".
Ge Nie Mountain is the forth-highest mountain in Sichuan. Kangnan Peak is a famous mountain as the holy land of Tibetan area, where a lot of Tibetan pilgrims come to worship. Genie Lenggu Temple which is featured by long history, special land shape and unique architectural style, was established by the first Tibetan Buddhist named Gemabasongqingba, and collects lots of cultural relics. The Mountain is also a favorite place for both domestic and foreign climbers, and it has already received many foreign climbing teams in recent year.