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Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/10

Yunmeng Gorge, 2018/06/10

The cliffs and boulders of the Yunmeng Gorge make it a great place to visit for an easy walk, and we also know an excellent spot for a bit of swimming—see a set of photos from our hike up to the swimming hole.

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White River hike, 2018/06/10

White River hike, 2018/06/10

Summer means that it’s river hike season—take a look at photos from our first river hike of 2018.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/06/09

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/06/09

We had cloudy but cool weather for the hike from Jiankou over to the Mutianyu Great Wall—see 21 photos of hills, hikers, and Great Wall.

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/06/07

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/06/07

See the scenery from a hike along the Middle Route of the Switchback Great Wall—lots of greenery, blue skies, and long views of the Great Wall.

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Waste-Free Wall clean up hike

Waste-Free Wall clean up hike with Gung Ho and Patagonia, 2018/06/03

We’ve been doing clean up hikes since 2009 – sometimes at the Great Wall, sometimes at other places.

For this clean up, Gung Ho! Pizza asked us to get involved, as they’re planning a program of regular clean up hikes near their base at the Jiankou Great Wall.

So it was sort of like a test run for a program of more regular clean up hikes.

The test run went pretty good! Click through to read more about it, and to see all the photos!

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News and updates

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Beijing Hikers in TimeOut magazine's '10 City Secrets'

Beijing Hikers in TimeOut magazine’s ‘10 City Secrets’

In Brief: TimeOut Beijing magazine was putting together an article about 'offbeat, bizarre, or lesser-heard facts about the city'—we told them about camel danger and a spot where you can see Beijing from the Great Wall.

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Beijing Hikers in Lonely Planet, 2017/05

Beijing Hikers goes way back

In Brief: An old BTV interview with founders Gary and Huilin about their early-90s 5,000 mile bike ride from Beijing to London.

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Beijing Hikers 2018 calendar

2018 Beijing Hikers calendar

In Brief: Members – join a hike or visit our office to pick up your free 2018 calendar. While stocks last!

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Beijing Hikers in the Washington Post, 2017/08/24

Beijing Hikers in the Washington Post, 2017/08/24

In Brief: We're included as a way to see the non-touristy parts of the Great Wall in a ‘Beijing in 72 hours’ article.

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Beijing Hikers in travelmag.com’s Best Great Wall Tours from Beijing, 2017/8/22

Beijing Hikers in travelmag.com’s Best Great Wall Tours from Beijing, 2017/8/22

In Brief: Our Longquanyu Great Wall hike was listed in the Best Great Wall Tours from Beijing on travelmag.com.

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Hikes and trips

Hike in Beijing: Join-in hikes and trips to the Great Wall, hills, mountains, forests, and village around Beijing, every week. We have a range of difficulty levels, with hikes that are suitable for casual walkers as well as the super-fit. View the full schedule of hikes in Beijing »

Trips around China: Multi-day trips around China — visits to famous scenic areas, as well as those obscure and less well-known. View the full schedule of our trips around China »