My Second Day on Mount Huangshan (2)

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After a simple Chinese lunch at Cloud Disppelling Hotel, we started our 3km hike up to the Bright Peak ( Bright Summit光明顶), the second highest peak in Hangshan, 1860 meters in altitude and our hotel – Baiyun Hotel tonight was just below the most famous peak in Huangshan.

The Mountain Road to Bright Summit

Later this 3km walk turned out to be the most difficult in our two day trip in Huangshan. It took us over three hours walking from Cloud Dispelling Hotel to Beiyun Hotel by climbing over the Bright Summit (Bright Peak).

Most of the three hours found us clambering up and up, and some of the sections were very steep and treacherous. We were out of breath and pooped.

Very often we had to stop for a short break and then continued to hike. It was worth having the 3-hour hike, which was an eye-opener, offering us more chances to appreciate the natural wonders in Huangshan – Oddly-shaped Pines, Bizarre Rocks and The sea of Clouds.

The steep and treacherous mountain road to Bright Summit
Clamber up
Picturesque Pines and Quirky Rocks
Pine Trees rooted in the rocks
Similar to umbrella
Unique Pines and Weird Rocks
Flying-over Rock
Ying and Yang of Sea Clouds
Sea of Clouds
Bright Top
I made it at Bright Summit
Baiyun Hotel, a 4 star hotel in Huangshan below Bright Summit
Comfy King-sized bed
Modern and traditional
Washing Room


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