Shining brightly in this moment and raining sadly in another, Mount Jinfo looks so vibrant, emerald and full of energy just like a child.
It is May 24 and the well-known “Famous Mountain China Mountaineering Race” is held in Mount Jinfo of Chongqing. Wangyongfeng-Vice Chairman of the Chinese Mountaineering Association and famous mountaineer, Wangfengwu-Vice Chairman and Secretary of China Association of National Parks and Scenic Sites participante in the event. Cosponsored by China Association of National Parks and Scenic Sites and Chinese Mountaineering Association, “Famous Fitness Mountain China” is an National Sports Events held for every enthusiasts of mountaineering and outdoor sports. It is also the largest theme Mountaineering Race of China at present and aims to promote a harmonious interaction and common development of National Parks & Scenic Sites and National fitness to make “100 mountains, 100 dreams” come true.
The racing line for the racing group of this Jinfo Mountaineering Race is 10.89 kilometers in length and 1524 meters above sea level with racing track of both easier gravel road and harder steps road. Highlight of the race is the cliff plank road corridor which is up to 2km. The Mountaineers pass 2 swift caves: swallow cave and Lingguan cave, both of world-class. Thousands of swifts circle and tweet overhead as if cheering for the participants.
After more than an hour’s hard work，champion of Men’s Team fall into the hands of Lizicheng from Shandong Team with the score of 1 hour 25 minutes and 58 seconds. Liwenjie from Shandong Team and Zhanghuiyi from Chongqing Team obtain respectively runner-up and second runner-up. Wangyongfeng-Vice Chairman of the Chinese Mountaineering Association and and famous mountaineer award prizes for the winners.
Located in Nanchuan district of Chongqing, Mount Jinfo is given “Seven National Title” of World Natural Heritage, National 5A Tourist Attractions, National Scenic Spot, National Forest Park, National Nature Reserve, National Natural Heritage and National Science Education Base. Its biological diversity and unique karst features were included in the World Natural Heritage list.
Mount Jinfo is a typical karst geology and geomorphology. In ancient times, it buffered the Quaternary glacial attacks due to the special geographical and climatic conditions. Jinfo maintained a more complete ancient and primitive natural ecology of different geological eras making it a famous grand, beautiful and charming mountain scenery of China Tour.