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Girl Scouts at Intelligence Valley, 2018/10/20

Girl Scouts at Intelligence Valley, 2018/10/20

We took the the Girl Scouts Beijing troop out for a fun walk at Intelligence Valley—see 26 shots of the valley scenery and fall foliage.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/18

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/18

See a selection of photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—23 photos of Great Wall, blue skies, autumn colours … and an Ofo bike?!

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/17

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/17

With big blue skies and colourful autumn foliage, this was a perfect day to be up on the Great Wall—see 20 photos from our hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu.

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Private hike!  Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10/14

Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10

We hiked through all the autumn colours on the Great Wall at Gubeikou—see a set of 25 photos from two of our recent walks at Gubeikou.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/13

Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/13

We saw superb colours on this hike at the Great Wall Spur—see 13 photos of autumn views at the Great Wall.

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Longquanyu to Little West Lake, 2018/10/11

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2018/10/11

We saw a fine mix of autumn colours on the hike from Longquanyu to the Little West Lake—check out 13 photos.

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Camping Gubeikou to Jingshanling Great Wall, 2018/10/06

Camping at the Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10

See 16 photos from a camping trip at the Gubeikou Great Wall.

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Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

A hike on rough and rugged Great Wall in the northwest of Beijing—see a set of 31 photos.

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Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

The sunset was somewhat spoiled by slightly smoggy skies, but we still had a great sociable walk on the wall—see 17 photos of Great Wall and early evening views at the Huanghuacheng.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

22 photos from a hike along the Great Wall Spur, with the autumn colours just starting to show around the wall.

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Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Our hike from Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village is one of the easiest we have, although there’s an option to make it more difficult by exploring the Great Wall mid-way—see 17 photos from an October holiday visit.

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Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/09/29-10/04

Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/10

See 20+ photos from a trip to the desert, including side trips to the Western Xia Imperial Tombs and the Helanshan Petroglyphs.

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Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

On this hike through the hills we battled spiders and overgrown trails, and climbed the steep set of stairs to the top of Yaji Mountain—see 15 photos.

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Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2018/10/01

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2018/10/01

Take a look at 24 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies, views of reservoirs, mountains, and Great Wall.

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Camping Stone Valley Great Wall, 2018/09/29

Camping at the Switchback Great Wall, 2018/09

Strong winds meant the day- and night-time skies were super clear on this camping trip—see 23 amazing photos, including a beautiful sunset.

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