China mountain ranges, by Martin Gamache

China mountain ranges, by Martin Gamache

The following mountain ranges or regions have been featured recently in the AAJ. Pages for individual Climbs & Expeditions reports from each of these areas will be introduced as reports are added. In general, ranges, regions, and reports begin in the west and continue eastward, and within that the flow is typically north to south.

Xinjiang Province


Tien Shan

Kashgarsky Range

Kunlun Mountains

Mustagh Ata

Qinghai Province

Qilian Mountains


Daxue Shan Range

Qionglai Mountains (Siguniang National Park)

Shaluli Shan


Maps: Various maps to China’s mountains can be found in Resources > Maps > China Maps


Winter ascents, definitions for Tibet, China, and Nepal. By Lindsay Griffin, Mountain INFO

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