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

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  1. The Silver Pagodas stand on the site of a temple first built during the Tang Dynasty
    Saturday, September 18

    Silver Pagoda Loop

    Level 3  ¥430 / ¥390 for members / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    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
  2. Looking through the trees towards Moss Mountain
    Monday, September 20

    Moss Mountain to the Walled Village

    Level 3+  ¥420 / ¥380 for members / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Includes a post-hike lunch at a countryside restaurant. Take a ramble through bouldery valleys and along hill trails and farmers’ roads, starting at Moss Mountain, passing a carved Buddha in an old quarry, before walking out a long road through a valley full of chestnut orchards to finish by the Walled Village.
    Bookings and more info for Moss Mountain to the Walled Village
  3. 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
  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