Hike schedule is reduced due to coronavirus—we are not able to operate our full range of hikes. Read more about it here

Operating hikes under COVID-19 precautions

Additional precautions to avoid transmission of COVID-19 on hikes.

在冠状病毒防护措施下组织徒步活动—点击看中文版

We ask that hikers agree to the following precautions as a condition of participation.

The precautions listed are synthesized from various official sources including the World Health Organisation, the Center for Disease Control, and Chinese government communications.

If our precautions don’t match your risk profile we ask that you do not join the hikes, and, as per our regular waiver, your participation is at your own risk.

Last updated 2020/05/20: changed ‘… your 14-day quarantine …’ to ‘… any required quarantine …’

Two ‘Do Not’s and One ‘Must’

  • DO NOT participate if you are sick or showing symptoms of fever and/or have an elevated temperature, or have been in close contact with someone who was.
  • DO NOT participate if you have not completed any required quarantine after your return to Beijing.
  • You MUST agree to the mitigation and prevention measures outlined here and that Beijing Hikers will not be held responsible if any participants become sick.

Mitigation and prevention measures

  • Face masks on before boarding the bus.
  • Use hand sanitiser when getting on and off the bus.
  • Driver, guides, and hikers all wear face masks while on the bus.
  • Keep a safe separation distance while on the bus.
  • Make payment with WeChat or Alipay if possible to avoid cash handling.
  • No shared snacks or post-hike meal will be provided.
  • Cover up sneezes and coughs and practice good hand and respiratory hygiene at all times as per WHO guidelines.
  • Face masks may be removed while hiking if permitted by local rules.

General organisation and operation

  • The number of hikers is limited to allow a safe separation distance of 1m on the vehicle. You can sit right next to your friend, family member, or partner if you like; otherwise please pick a seat 1m away from the closest person.
  • Vehicles are disinfected before use.
  • A rubbish bin is available for disposal of face masks and tissues.
  • Extra face masks are available if required.
  • Hand sanitiser is available if required.
  • Snickers bars are provided.
  • Shared snacks and meals are not provided.
  • Local contacts are contacted for updates on access and the general situation in the area of the hike.
  • You may be required to leave your name, mobile number, and address as part of the Beijing regulations for tracking of bus passengers and visits to public areas.

WHO respiratory and hand hygiene guidelines

  • Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
    Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
  • Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
    Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
    Why? Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.
  • Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.
    Why? Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.

Page link: www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Additional resources

World Health Organisation

Centers for Disease Control (USA)

在冠状病毒防护措施下组织徒步活动

我们要求徒步者同意以下预防措施作为参加条件。

列出的预防措施是从各种官方来源综合而来的,包括世界卫生组织,疾病控制中心和中国政府的通告。

如果我们的预防措施与您的风险评估不符,我们请您不要参加徒步活动,并且,根据我们的 常规免责声明,您要自行承担风险。

两个“不要”和一个“必须”

  • 如果您生病或出现发烧症状和/或体温升高,或与曾经接触过的人密切接触,请不要参加。
  • 返回北京后,如果您尚未完成任何必要的隔离,请不要参加。
  • 您必须同意此处概述的缓解和预防措施,并且如果任何参与者生病,Beijing Hikers将不承担责任。

降低风险和预防措施

  • 上车前要戴上口罩。
  • 上下车时要使用手部消毒剂。
  • 司机、领队和客人在上车时都要戴口罩。
  • 在车上保持间隔距离。
  • 请最好使用微信或支付宝付款,以避免现金接触。
  • 不提供徒步后的小吃或午餐。
  • 打喷嚏和咳嗽时请遮住口鼻,并始终按照世界卫生组织指南保持良好的手部和呼吸卫生。
  • 如果当地法规允许,可以在徒步时摘下口罩。

日常组织和运作

  • 限制徒步者的数量,以使车辆上的安全分隔距离保持在1米左右。您可以坐在您的朋友,家人或伴侣旁边,否则,请选择在距离最近的人1米以外的地方落座。
  • 车辆在使用前已消毒。
  • 垃圾桶可用于处理口罩和纸巾。
  • 如果需要,我们会提供额外的口罩。
  • 如果需要,可以随时使用洗液。
  • 会提供士力架。
  • 不提供徒步后的小吃和午餐。
  • 会及时与当地人联系来更新徒步区域的信息和最新动向。
  • 根据北京市的规定,对乘坐旅游巴士的乘客和游客前往公共区域需要进行登记,您有可能被要求提供您的姓名、手机号 和住址。

世界卫生组织呼吸和手卫生指南

  • 定期用酒精擦手,或用肥皂和水彻底清洗双手。
    为什么? 因为用肥皂和水洗手或使用75%度酒精擦拭可杀死手上的病毒。
  • 与咳嗽或打喷嚏的人之间至少要保持1米(3英尺)的距离。
    为什么? 当某人咳嗽或打喷嚏时,他们会从其鼻子或嘴中喷出可能含有病毒的小液滴,若距离太近,且咳嗽的人患有疾病,则可以吸入包括COVID-19病毒在内的飞沫。
  • 避免触摸眼睛,鼻子和嘴巴。
    为什么? 手接触许多表面并可能携带病毒。一旦被污染,病毒可以通过手将病毒传播到您的眼睛,鼻子或嘴巴进入您的身体,使您生病。
  • 确保您和周围的人遵守良好的呼吸道卫生规定。这意味着在咳嗽或打喷嚏时,用弯曲的肘部或纸巾遮住口鼻。然后立即处理用过的纸巾。
    为什么? 因为飞沫传播病毒,通过遵守良好的呼吸卫生规定,可以保护周围的人免受感冒,流感和COVID-19等病毒的侵害。

页面链接: www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

附加资源

世界卫生组织

疾病控制中心(美国)