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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2018/01/02

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2018/01/01

See 20+ photos from the Gubeikou Great Wall—clear skies and awesome views of the wall and mountains for our first hike of 2018.

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Immortal Valley Loop, 2017/12/31

Immortal Valley Loop, 2017/12/31

The frozen waterfalls and pools at Immortal Valley make it a great winter hike, and we picked it for our last hike of 2017—see 25 photos.

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Lanzhou Danxia Landform, Yellow River, and Bingling Temple, 2017/12

Lanzhou Danxia Landform, Yellow River, and Bingling Temple, 2017/12

The Yellow River runs through Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu Province, and the river’s fertile floodplains mean that the area has been inhabited for millenia. On this trip we checked out some of the sites around Lanzhou, including the Yellow River Stone Forest, and Bingling Temple.

We visited for the New Year holiday—click through to see a set of 32 photos from the trip!

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Longquanyu Great Wall, 2017/12/27

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2017/12/27

See a set of 21 photos from our hike Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake hike—hills, mountains, ice, and Great Wall!

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Christmas Eve on the Great Wall Hemp Village to Gubeikou, 2017/12/24

Christmas Eve on the Great Wall, 2017/12/24

We had super weather for our 2017 Great Wall Christmas—see 60+ photos from the hike and the dumpling-making competition!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/12/20

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/12/20

See 15 photos from a walk on the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng—blue skies, lots of sunshine, and great views of the Great Wall.

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Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2017/11/12

Middle Route of Switchback Great Wall, 2017/11/12

See 23 photos from our hike on the ‘Switchback’ Great Wall—blue skies, and cold weather!

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/12/12

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/12/12

See photos from a two-day team trip to the Gubeikou Great Wall: Hiking, paper cutting lessons, overnight in a lovely guesthouse … nice!

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Stone Vally Great Wall, 201712/10

Stone Valley Great Wall, 2017/12/10

See a set of photos from a clear and cold day up on the Stone Valley Great Wall.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/12/9

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/12/9

Blue skies and warm sunshine—take a look at our favorite photos from the Gubeikou Great Wall Loop hike!

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2017/12/02

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2017/12/02

The Jinshanling Great Wall is open again, and we hiked through from Gubeikou to check it out—see 27 photos.

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Tomb Raiders and the Sacred Way, 2017/11/26

Tomb Raiders and the Sacred Way, 2017/11/26

After a hike in the mountains to the north of the Ming Tombs we took a look at the outside of two closed tombs and then headed on to the Sacred Way—see 20 photos.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/11/25

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/11/25

See a set of 29 photos from our hike from the Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Shunyi Hikers Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2017/11/19

Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2017/11/19

See 30+ photos from our hike through the rolling hills of Miyun County.

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Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2017/11/18

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2017/11/18

See a set of 26 photos from our hike from the Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake.

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Zhangye Danxia Landform and Jiayuguan, May 2016

Zhangye Danxia Landform and Jiayuguan, May 2016

In Brief: See a set of 38 photos from our May 2016 visit to the Zhangye Danxia Landform and nearby Silk Road sights in Jiayuguan.

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