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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/02/16

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/02/16

We hiked through snow on this walk from Jiankou to the Mutianyu Great Wall—see 16 photos.

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Yu County's Ancient Walled Towns and Fireworks of Molten Iron, 2019/02/15-16

Yu County’s Ancient Walled Towns and Fireworks of Molten Iron, 2019/02/15-16

See 25 photos from our Lantern Festival trip to Yu County, with shots of ancient towns and temples at Nuanquanzhen, special street parades in Yuxian, and the old walled town of Jimingyi.

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Great Wall Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake, 2019/02/09

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2019/02/09

We hiked all of the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng, starting off at the Huanghuacheng Reservoir and finishing at the Little West Lake—see a set of 17 photos.

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White River Ice Hike, 2019/02/09

White River Ice Hike, 2019/02/09

A light dusting of snow had covered the ice on the frozen White River—see 21 photos from the hike.

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Tang Dynasty Caves, 2019/02/08

Tang Dynasty Caves and the Longqingxia Ice Festival, 2019/02/08

After a walk about the Tang Dynasty Caves site we braved the crowds at the Longqingxia Ice Festival—see 13 photos from the caves and ice festival.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/02/07

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/02/07

The skies were blue, and there was a little bit of snow on the ground—take a look at 8 photos from a hike from Jiankou over to the Mutianyu Great Wall.

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Yu County 2019/02

Yu County’s Ancient Walled Towns and Fireworks of Molten Iron, 2019/02/06

See 23 photos from our two-day Chinese New Year trip to Yu County—see shots from the ancient towns, a hike on the Hebei plains, and a dashuhua performance!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/02/04

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2019/02/04

See 14 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/31

White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/31

It was a cloudy and chilly day for this hike down the White River—see 23 photos.

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White River Ice Hike, 2019/01

Check out 29 photos from a specially arranged private hike—see canyons, cliffs, and the frozen White River.

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White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/20

White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/20

18 photos from a hike down the frozen White River.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/01/19

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/01/19

We made it all the way up to the 24-Eyes Tower at Gubeikou on this hike—take a look at 17 photos a day out on the Great Wall.

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Longquanyu Great Wall, 2019/01/13

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2019/01/13

We had cool but clear weather on this hike on the Great Wall at Longquanyu—see 22 photos of Great Wall, mountains, and the frozen reservoirs at the Little West Lake.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/01/12

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2019/01/12

We did the Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall hike on a fairly chilly day—see a set of 12 photos of hikers, wall, and winter scenery.

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Gubeikou Great Wall loop, 2019/01/09

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/01/09

See ten photos from a hike at the Gubeikou Great Wall.

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Camping at the Gubeikou Great Wall, 2015/10

Camping at the Gubeikou Great Wall, 2015/10

In Brief: Photos from a camping trip at the Gubeikou Great Wall – one day clear and lovely, the next foggy and mysterious.

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