Picture of Hiking Path in Tiger Leaping Gorge

The hiking path in Tiger Leaping Gorge was carved out of the mountain…

The hiking path in Tiger Leaping Gorge was carved out of the mountain. It is very flat and paved walkway. The hiking path ("the high Trail") is well-maintained and is used by the Naxi people as part of everyday life in before 1958. It features a surprising variety of microecosystems, waterfalls and a fair number of guesthouses for trekkers in after the 1996 of the Gorge earthquake. The lower road is a stretch of pavement frequently beset by rockslides. Some portions of the road have been known to disappear into the river below. Where the high road descends to meet the lower road, you can go close by to see the Tiger Leaping terrace, the point at which the tiger is said to have leaped. Natural crystals are mined from areas in and surrounding the Tiger Leaping Gorge…

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