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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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Gubeikou West Circuit, 2017/11/18

Gubeikou West Circuit, 2017/11/18

See a set of 21 photos from a cool day out on the west side of Gubeikou.

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Great Wall Spur, 2017/11/11

Great Wall Spur, 2017/11/11

We hiked the Great Wall Spur on Singles Day—see 25 photos.

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Swedish Embassy Hiking

Swedish Embassy team trip, 2017/11

See 25 photos from a team trip for the Swedish Embassy—relaxed hiking, a buffet, and a visit to the ‘world’s most beautiful library’.

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Australia South Sport School,2017/11/9-13

TSS ‘Five Days on the Wall’ trip, 2017/11

See a bunch of photos from a five-day Great Wall expedition we organised for a school group visiting from Australia.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/11/08

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/11/08

See 30 photos from our hike from the Walled Village to the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Danish Embassy Great Wall hike and team trip, 2017/07/11

Danish Embassy Great Wall hike and team trip, 2017/11/07

We organised an afternoon outing for the Danish Embassy, meeting them at their new Yanqi Lake facility and heading out to Huanghuacheng for a short hike. We included a special dumpling-making lesson as part of the trip—perfect, as it was Lidong, the Beginning of Winter solar term, when you’re supposed to eat dumplings!

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Intelligence Valley, 2017/11/05

Intelligence Valley, 2017/11/05

See 18 photos from one of our easiest hikes, the 5km walk through Intelligence Valley.

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20171104-Great Wall Nine-Eyes Tower photo #39

Nine-Eyes Tower Great Wall hike, 2017/11/04

See a set of 38 photos from our hike up to Nine-Eyes Tower at the Jiankou Great Wall.

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Hillwalking Challenge Big Black Mountain to Moss Mountain, 2017/10/21

Hillwalking Challenge Big Black Mountain to Moss Mountain, 2017/10/21

We saw some splendid autumn colours on this long walk through the hills of Huairou—see 15 photos.

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Walk Down The Incense Trail to Dajue Temple, 2017/10/15

Walk Down The Incense Trail to Dajue Temple, 2017/10/15

See photos from a hike on a misty autumn day, following Qing Dynasty-era pilgrims’ trails through the hills to Dajue Temple

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Middle Switchback Great Wall camping trip, April 26-27, 2014

Middle Switchback Great Wall camping trip, April 26-27, 2014

In Brief: Photos from a camping trip on a section of the Great Wall we call the Switchback Great Wall.

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