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Climbing Peaks  

Zhilam Manager
Member Admin
Any questions about applying for permits to climb peaks in Sichuan? Ask your question here and we will do our best to help you and answer your question as well as we are able. As a review of information on our trekking page:
Climbing permits can be organized through the Sichuan Mountaineering Association. These permits are for those planning to summit peaks, not for standard treks.
New Prices for Climbing Registration as of January 1, 2011:
  • Peaks over 7,000 meter: Rmb 2800/person for groups less than 10 persons or Rmb 22,000 for groups over ten people.
  • Peaks ranging from 6,000-7,000 meters: Rmb 1,800/person or 15,000/group over 10 persons
  • Peaks ranging from 5,500-6,000 meters: Rmb 1,000/person or 9,000/group over 10 persons
  • Peaks ranging from 3,500-5,500 meters: Rmb 500/person.
  • Unclimbed “Virgin” peaks have additional prices. Please write for information.
Every climbing group must have a Liaison Officer whose daily wage is Rmb 680/day. The Assistant Liaison Officer’s daily wage is Rmb 580/day (if deemed needed). The interpreter’s wage is Rmb 580/day (if needed). The cook’s wage is Rmb 480/day (if needed). If a “high altitude assistant” is needed, the wage is Rmb 880/day. Cost of food for each of these Chinese employees is Rmb 120/day.
Zhilam Hostel is, time willing, able to apply for permission for you to climb mountains in our area.  We will charge a small service fee for our time and effort.  However, this will save you spending extra days (sometimes up to 20 days) in Chengdu applying for permission to climb.
Posted : 05/09/2018 12:01 pm