Hikes are added to the schedule 1–2 weeks in advance

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  1. Gubeikou Great Wall | Towers on the Great Wall at Gubeikou
    Saturday, September 25

    Gubeikou Great Wall Loop

    Level 3  ¥450 / ¥405 for members / ¥180 for under 12s / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Includes a post-hike lunch at a countryside restaurant. A relatively easy hike along an unrestored section of the Great Wall that grants magnificent views of the Great Wall stretching beyond the horizon in the east and west.
    Bookings and more info for Gubeikou Great Wall Loop
  2. Views from the top trail on the Spring Valley Loop
    Sunday, September 26

    Spring Valley Loop

    Level 3  ¥390 / ¥350 for members / 8:00am from Liangmaqiao, 8:30am from Lido
    A reasonably long but not too difficult hike that takes you up and down valleys and past terraced chestnut orchards and the remains of old stone houses, crossing the tumbled down remains of an extremely old section of Great Wall.
    Bookings and more info for Spring Valley Loop
  3. The ‘high rise’ looms in the background
    Friday, October 1

    High Rise Plus

    Level 4+  ¥390 / ¥350 for members / 7:00am from Liangmaqiao, 7:30am from Lido
    Add on more hills to our regular High Rise hike, this time going all the way to the 900m+ top of the High Rise, down the other side, and over two more medium-rise hills on the way to the end.
    Bookings and more info for High Rise Plus
  4. The Silver Pagodas stand on the site of a temple first built during the Tang Dynasty
    Saturday, October 2

    Silver Pagoda Loop

    Level 3  ¥430 / ¥390 for members / 7:30am from Shunyi–DD’s, 8:00am from Shunyi–Pinnacle
    Includes a post-hike lunch at a countryside restaurant. Follow a trail through the Changping countryside, passing villages, quarries, and a local shrine on the way to the Silver Pagodas, a set of five well-preserved 600-year-old pagodas that are all that remains of a big Buddhist temple.
    Bookings and more info for Silver Pagoda Loop
  5. Yellowstone Gap
    Sunday, October 3

    Yellowstone Gap

    Level 3+  ¥390 / ¥350 for members / 7:00am from Liangmaqiao, 7:30am from Lido
    A moderately-difficult loop hike in Beijing’s northwest that follows old roads and tracks through the mountains to pass by Big Tiger Stone and through Yellowstone Gap, with a good climb near the end to check out a short stretch of repaired Great Wall.
    Bookings and more info for Yellowstone Gap
  6. Views of the Great Wall at Jinshanling
    October 5–6 (Tue–Wed)

    Camping: Jinshanling Great Wall and Gubeikou Great Wall

    Level 3+  ¥1,690 / ¥1,520 for members / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Hike the Jinshanling Great Wall and then cross through farmland to reach our campsite in a tower on the Great Wall at Gubeikou. You’ll hike easier with just the essentials in your day pack; we’ll arrange delivery of the camping equipment to the campsite.
    Bookings and more info for Camping: Jinshanling Great Wall and Gubeikou Great Wall