Heading out and back for a closer look at the Simatai Great Wall. Jinshanling Great Wall to Gubeikou Great Wall, 2021/06/19 18km in the heat—this hike turned into a tough one! See 22 photos from the Great Wall at Jinshanling and Gubeikou, including a peek at the west side of Simatai. Were you on this trip? How did you like it? We'd love to hear from you. • Send us feedback • Review it on TripAdvisor • Share this page on Facebook The towers on the eastern end of the Jinshanling Great Wall. Looking west to see where we’d be hiking to later on. We walked out three towers to get closer to the Simatai Great Wall. Climbing the ridge in the distance are the ten towers of Simatai that are open to visitors. Looking back towards Jinshanling. It was clear enough that we could see the Miyun Reservoir in the distance. A steep climb on the wall at Jinshanling. Repaired Great Wall at Jinshanling. We detoured around the closed parts of Jinshanling to move on to Gubeikou. The west gate of the Jinshanling scenic area. The old cottage in Spider Valley. Looking back towards Jinshanling and Simatai. The Great Wall at Gubeikou is built along a lower ridge. Not much shade to be had here. Luckily the restaurant was cool and air-conditioned!