The Haba Snow Mountain stands 120 kilometres to the southeast of Zhongdian County. the meain peak is 5,396 metres in height.
The Haba Snow Mountain covers an area of 21,908 hectares, with a vertical distribution of virgin forests, it is rich in wildlife and plant resources.
The attraction of the Sanba Tourist Area is attributed to the towering peaks of the Haba Mountain and its alpine morainal lake, endless tracks of azalea flowers, and cluster of waterfalls cascading down snow-covered cliffs.
As one of the snow mountains in Deqen Prefecture, the Haba Snow Mountain should never be omitted. It is located by the Golden Sand River with an elevation of 5,396 meters for its main peak and the lowest river surface elevation of 1,550 meters above sea level.
The nature reserve extends 22 kilometers from south to north and 19 kilometers from east to west. About half of the 13,000 kinds of plants in Yunnan, the Kingdom of Plants, could be found in here.
The primeval forest serves as the valuable scientific research base. In addition, there are more than 900 varieties of rare medicinal materials, more than 25 species of protect animals at the national grade and about 50 kinds of azalea.
The glacier on the Haba Snow Mountain is one of the southmost glaciers in China.