The Steps to Heaven Xian Kai climbing the steep curved mountain. Shao Boa making the climb Hua Shen, China This climb was one of the steepest. We were reaching 1,000 meters. There was nothing to clip into so you had to rely on the strength of your arms to pull you up. Share this:ShareTumblrPinterestFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in China, Hua Shan and tagged China, Hua Shan, Living in Asia, Living in China, Living overseas, Mountains, North China, people of china, sacred mountains, Shaanxi province, travel, Travel Asia, Travel China, Travel photographs. Bookmark the permalink.