This stretch of Great Wall in Yanqing County is extremely picturesque, and seldom visited, but its steepness can prove difficult for casual hikers. On this visit we’ll do the ‘middle route,’ cutting out the toughest parts to make it a little easier. There are still some steep climbs to do, but overall this hike isn’t long enough to rate as difficult – we’ll take our time climbing up and down and make sure that we have a relaxed and enjoyable visit.Bring your passport / ID card (or a copy) with you on this hike in case the border crossing guards decide they want to check us on the way home.
Weather note: if rain or thunder is forecast we might not be able to hike. We have another Great Wall hike the next day, just in case.