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Ming Village day trip, 2018/07/15

Ming Village day trip, 2018/07/15

Take a look at 20 photos from our trip to the ancient village of Cuandixia—see shots of the old courtyards, temples, and narrow lanes of the village, plus pictures from a hike up into the hills above.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/07/14

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/07/14

See a set 20 photos from a Great Wall hike from Gubeikou to the eastern end of the Jinshanling Great Wall.

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Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/07/01

See 17 photos from a hot day of hiking at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies, no clouds, and a lot of sweat!

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Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/18

Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/18

See a set of 26 photos from a day trip to the Yunmeng Gorge—mountains, cliffs, canyons, trees … and swimming!

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Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2018/06/17

Walled Village and the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/06/17

See 12 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—views of the Walled Village, the hills and mountains, the Great Wall, and the Huanghuacheng reservoir.

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Bashang Grasslands, Hebei Province,2018/06/16-18

Bashang Grasslands, June 2018

See 60 photos from two days of hiking in the Bashang Grasslands, including pics of a fantastic BBQ!

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White Rive hike, 2018/06/16

White River hike, 2018/06/16

Thirteen photos from our Dragonboat Festival holiday hike down the White River.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2018/06/14

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2018/06/14

See 31 photos from a hike from Gubeikou to the Jinshanling Great Wall, on a nearly perfect day.

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Korla, Kuqa, Kashgar and Urumqi, Xingjiang Province, 2018/06/13-18

Urumqi to Kashgar, Xinjiang Province, 2018/06

Travellers on a recent trip through Xinjiang Province sent in their favourite photos from a six-day road trip—see pics from Korla, Kuqa, Baicheng, and Kashgar.

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Yunmeng Gorge Swim or Explore, 2018/06/10

Yunmeng Gorge, 2018/06/10

The cliffs and boulders of the Yunmeng Gorge make it a great place to visit for an easy walk, and we also know an excellent spot for a bit of swimming—see a set of photos from our hike up to the swimming hole.

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White River hike, 2018/06/10

White River hike, 2018/06/10

Summer means that it’s river hike season—take a look at photos from our first river hike of 2018.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/06/09

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/06/09

We had cloudy but cool weather for the hike from Jiankou over to the Mutianyu Great Wall—see 21 photos of hills, hikers, and Great Wall.

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/06/07

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2018/06/07

See the scenery from a hike along the Middle Route of the Switchback Great Wall—lots of greenery, blue skies, and long views of the Great Wall.

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Waste-Free Wall clean up hike

Waste-Free Wall clean up hike with Gung Ho and Patagonia, 2018/06/03

We’ve been doing clean up hikes since 2009 – sometimes at the Great Wall, sometimes at other places.

For this clean up, Gung Ho! Pizza asked us to get involved, as they’re planning a program of regular clean up hikes near their base at the Jiankou Great Wall.

So it was sort of like a test run for a program of more regular clean up hikes.

The test run went pretty good! Click through to read more about it, and to see all the photos!

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Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake, 2018/06/02

Huanghuacheng to the Little West Lake, 2018/06/02

A set of 18 photos from a hike along the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—hot weather but awesome views.

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2015/10/25

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2015/10/25

In Brief: Twenty-plus photos from a hike along ‘wild’ Great Wall in Yanqing County.

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