Located in Xiao Jin County in the Aba Prefecture, Si Guniang Shan (4 Girls Mountain) is part of the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries UNESCO World Heritage Site. Si Guniang Shan covers and area of 450 square kilometres. The peaks of the Si Guniang (the four girls) rise to 6,250m (20,505 feet), 5,335m (17,503 feet), 5,454m (17,894 feet), and 5,664m (18,583 feet). It was established as a national park in 1996 and in 2006 the Si Guniang Shan National Park Administration Bureau was established to manage and conserve the landscape and biodiversity of this protected area. Si Guniang Shan is one of China’s most popular sites for climbers and the magestic snow-capped peaks also make it a photographer’s delight.