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See the latest photos from our hikes and trips and get an idea of what it's like to come out hiking with us. View all the trip reports »

Shuiquan Canyon, 2018/12/01

Shuiquan Canyon, 2018/12/01

We revived part of an old trail to make a new-ish route—see a set of 20 photos of bouldery scenery and icy rivers from the Shuiquan Canyon hike.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/11/25

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/11/25

Brown hills, blue skies, and long views on our hike from Jiankou to the Mutianyu Great Wall—see 15 photos.

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Intelligence Valley and Yanqi Lake, 2018/11/25

Intelligence Valley and Yanqi Lake, 2018/11/25

Intelligence Valley is one of our easiest walks, and we added on a stroll by Yanqi Lake to make it a longer day—see eight photos of the valley scenery and one of Yanqi Lake.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/11/24

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2018/11/24

We had the wall to ourselves on a clear day out at Gubeikou—see 15 photos.

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Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2018/11/04

Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2018/11/04

See 18 photos from a drizzly day in the rolling hills of Miyun—clouds, cabbages, cornfields, and more!

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News and updates

Recent news and updates about Beijing Hikers and hiking in Beijing. View all the news »

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Beijing Hikers interview on FM Lifestyle Radio, 2018/07

In Brief: Listen to a replay of our interview on Radio Beijing International’s FM Lifestyle show.

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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 | Beijing Hikers

Beijing Hikers awarded 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

In Brief: Beijing Hikers has been awarded TripAdvisor's 2018 Certificate of Excellence—our fourth year in a row!

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Beijing Hikers in Flightnetwork’s “72 hours in Beijing” article, 2018/07

In Brief: Recommended for those who interested in a more adventurous outing to the Great Wall.

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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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Trip reports, photos, and news

Trip Reports: Photos and writeups of our trips around Beijing and other parts of China. View all the trip reports »

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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 »