Snapshots from 2018 Mount Tai climbing competition
The climbing competition for the 2018 International Mount Tai Climbing Festival was held in Tai'an, Shandong province on Sept 7, attracting 3,516 participants from 30 countries and regions.
First hosted in September 1987, the Mount Tai Climbing Festival celebrates its 32nd anniversary this year. It has since become a large-scale tourist event and is very popular throughout China, and helps promote the development of Tai'an's sports, tourism, and cultural industries, as well as its economy.
The climbing competition of the 2018 International Mount Tai Climbing Festival begins in Tai'an, Shandong province on Sept 7. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]