Introduction to Yuzhu Peak (玉珠峰)
Yuzhu Peak is located in the middle of Qinghai province, 160 kilometers away from southern Golmu and 10 kilometers to the eastern of Kunlun Mountain. It belongs to the eastern part of the Kunlun Mountains. As the main peak of the eastern part of Kunlun Mountain, its height is 6,224 meters above sea level. The Qinghai-Tibet Highway passes through at the foot of the mountain. When the weather is sunny, you can overlook Yuzhu Peak, pure and graceful.
For it is high and flat, and the convenient transportation, as well as the long climbing season, it has become Chinese training base of mountaineering team. The climbing season is usual from April to October - suitable for beginners.
The north and south slopes of Yuzhu peak both develop modern glacier, and the south terrain slopes gently but north steeply. Its southern slope climbing route is clear and requires low technical requirements, but the base camp is in a high altitude place, about 5050 meters. North route is relatively complicated, and there is ice wall and ice crack. It is especially suitable for large force mountaineering training activities.
Kunlun Mountian Pass, Golmud, Qinghai Province, China
Kunlun Mountains, Yuzhu Peak
Opening Hours: all day
You can drive there from Golmud or take train of Qinghai-Tibet Railway and get off at Yuzhufeng Station.
Temperature of this peak is less than zero always. The least temperature can even be minus thirty. It is best to carry the clothes that will suit the climate and trip.
Tour including Visiting Kunlun Spring
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