1. Huanghuacheng Great Wall | Hiking on the unrepaired section of the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng
    Thursday, May 30

    Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall

    Level 3+  420 RMB / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Walk through chestnut orchards to find a dirt trail that climbs up to the unrestored wall; follow the wall through unrestored and restored sections, making a big climb up to a lookout point high on a ridge. If you're not good with heights, there's a short section of this hike you won't like very much!
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  2. Hikers following the unrestored Great Wall in Yanqing District
    Friday, June 7

    Switchback Great Wall

    Level 4  ¥390 / 7:00am from Liangmaqiao, 7:30am from Lido
    A tough Great Wall hike over tricky terrain in a remote area of northwest Beijing, with a lot of ups and downs on the way to the end. Note: this route features steep descents on loose footing—if you’re not good with heights and balancing, you will not enjoy this hike.
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  3. Blue skies over a line of unrepaired 'wild' Great Wall
    Sunday, June 9

    Great Wall Spur

    Level 3+  ¥430 / 7:00am from Liangmaqiao, 7:30am from Lido
    After a reasonably tough hill climb of 40–50 minutes, we reach a beautiful, unrestored stretch of Great Wall. The hike continues along the wall, passing through towers, finishing in a rustic village.
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  4. Clouds over the Great Wall Spur
    Thursday, June 13

    Great Wall Spur

    Level 3+  ¥430 / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    After a reasonably tough hill climb of 40–50 minutes, we reach a beautiful, unrestored stretch of Great Wall. The hike continues along the wall, passing through towers, finishing in a rustic village.
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  5. Autumn colours surround the 'wild' Great Wall Spur
    Saturday, June 15

    Chinese Knot Great Wall

    Level 4  ¥420 / 7:00am from Liangmaqiao, 7:30am from Lido
    A tough hike up and down unrestored Great Wall, peaking by the Chinese Knot, a section where three lines of Great Wall come together. Note: if you're not comfortable with making a short-but-steep climb on somewhat tricky terrain, you might not find this hike an enjoyable experience.
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