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Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2019/04/21

Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2019/04/21

An alternate trail at Stone Valley took us through patches of pink flowers and green leaves, making the hike extra pretty—see 30+ photos.

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Cuandixia 'Ming Village' day trip, 2019/04/21

Cuandixia ‘Ming Village’ day trip, 2019/04/21

See 40+ photos from a fun day out at Cuandixia, the ‘Ming Village’.

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Zhenbiancheng Great Wall and Big Camp Plate, 2019/04/20

Zhenbiancheng Great Wall and Big Camp Plate Challenge, 2019/04/20

Rain threatened on this hike along the rough Great Wall in Beijing’s northwest—see a set of 19 photos from the Zhenbiancheng Great Wall and Big Camp Plate Challenge.

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SwitchBack Great Wall Camping, 2019/04/20

Switchback Great Wall Camping, 2019/04/20

See 29 photos from a camping trip up on the Switchback Great Wall—gloomy skies, chilly weather, and colourful scenery.

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Earth Day Clean Up: Shuiquan Canyon, 2019/04/20

Earth Day Clean Up at Shuiquan Canyon, 2019/04/20

See a set of 39 photos from our 2019 Earth Day clean up hike at Shuiquan Canyon.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2019/04/18

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2019/04/18

The skies went from cloudy to clear while we were hiking over to the Great Wall at Jinshanling—see a super set of 55 photos.

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Kids Club Gubeikou Wall and adventure playground, 201904/14

Kids Club at Gubeikou, 2019/04/14

An easy hike at the Gubeikou Great Wall, followed by fun at the Gubeikou adventure playground—take a look at 19 photos from the Kids Club hike.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 20190414

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2019/04/14

24 photos from a beautiful day on the trail between Gubeikou and Jinshanling.

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Over the Hills to Dajue Temple, 2019/04/13

Over the Hills to Dajue Temple, 2019/04/13

From high up on Fenghuang Ridge we saw the pollution getting blown out by a big wind—see a set of 21 photos from the hike, including the visit to Luzu Cave.

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Great Wall Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2019/04/13

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2019/04/13

We had cool and cloudy weather for this hike, as well as long views of mountains and Great Wall—see 18 photos from the hike.

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Stone vally Great Wall, 2019/04/11

Stone Valley Great Wall, 2019/04/11

Blue skies, blossoms, and big climbs on the Great Wall—see 36 photos from the Stone Valley Great Wall hike.

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Walk Down The Incense Trail to Dajue Temple, 2019/04/07

Walk Down The Incense Trail to Dajue Temple, 2019/04/07

There are 21 photos from the hike Walk Down The Incense Trail to Dajue Temple.

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Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/04/06

Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/04/06

The views of the mountain scenery and sunset on this Great Wall hike were just awesome—blue skies, high clouds, and just a little haze—see 18 photos from the sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Camping Gubeikou Jinshanling

Gubeikou and Jinshanling Great Wall camping, 2019/04/06

The weather was amazing for this camping trip—see 24 photos from at trip to the Great Wall at Gubeikou and Jinshanling.

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Intelligence Valley and Yanqi Lake, 2019/04/05

Intelligence Valley, 2019/04/05

See a set of 14 photos from an easy walk down Intelligence Valley.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/27

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/27

In Brief: See a set of 17 photos from a hike from the Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies and autumn colours.

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