The 13 majestic peaks of Meili Xue Shan (Méilǐ xuěshān, 梅里雪山; meaning "Meili Snow Mountains") divide Tibet from Yunnan in the far northwestern reaches of the latter province. This is a serious mountain range. Effectively a far-eastern spur of the mighty Himalayas, Yunnan's tallest peak, Kawagebo (Kǎwǎgébó, 卡瓦格博; also known as Kawa Karpo and Taizi Shan), which tops out at 6,740 m (22,113 ft) above sea level, the Meili Xue Shan range is something that most visitors simply gaze upon from a safe distance, usually the beautiful Tibetan Feilai Temple (Fēilái Sì, 飞来寺), though it is possible to head up to the 12 km (8 mi) long Mingyong Glacier (Míngyǒng Bīngchuān, 明永冰川) which flows off Kawagebo.
Anything beyond that, and you'd better be an accomplished mountaineer with all the right equipment—and don't expect to get anywhere c...
RMB 63 (Mingyong Glacier admission)