The road to Kharpo La is not for the sissies
Kharpo La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.002m (16,410ft) above the sea level, located in Lhünzê County in the southeastern Tibet Autonomous Region, China.
The winding road to the summit is steep and narrow. 4x4 vehicle recommended. The pass connects the Char and Tsari valleys via the Kyu valley north of Sangak Choling. The route is dangerous: along the way you’ll have to deal with some dangerous drop offs. The hairpinned road to the summit is pretty steep. Starting from Legaduo, the ascent is 17.7 km (10.99 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 702 meters.
Road suggested by: Hugh Wilson
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