Tiger Leaping Gorge

tiger leaping gorge

About Tiger Leaping Gorge Tiger Leaping Gorge (Hutiaoxia 虎跳峡) is the Yangzi’s best known gorge, just after the famous Three Gorges(Sanxia 三峡) between Sichuan Province and Hubei Province. Widged tightly between titanic cliffs, this river is so narrow and deep here. It gets its name from a local legend, a hunted tiger made his escape to the other side on a huge stone in the middle of the river. At Qiaotou(Qiaotou桥头)it is the place to see how such a geological phenomenon was formed: Two huge mountains leaning close to each other and a large volume of fast moving water between…

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