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Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2017/10/03

Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2017/10/03

One of our easiest hikes! See 17 photos from our walk from Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village.

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Along the Silk Road from Korla to Kashgar, October 2017

Along the Silk Road from Korla to Kashgar, October 2017

Silk Road culture, picturesque views, juicy fruits and tasty local food were the highlights of this trip along the Silk Road.

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Alashan Desert Lakes and Temple, Inner Mongolia, 2017/10

Alashan Desert Lakes and Temple, Inner Mongolia, 2017/10

The Alashan Desert trip is one of our most popular multi-day trips to other parts of China.

While the trip focuses on the desert, we see a lot of other interesting things while we’re out there, including the Western Xia Imperial Tombs, and Ming Dynasty Great Wall in the Helan Mountains.

Click through to see 46 photos from the trip!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/10/02

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2017/10/01

See 17 shots from a walk on the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng, starting by the reservoir and finishing by the Walled Village.

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Great Wall Spur, 2017/10/02

Great Wall Spur, 2017/10/06

Twenty photos from a drizzly hike on the Great Wall Spur.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/09/23

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2017/09/23

Twenty-nine photos from a blue-sky day hike on the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Cub Scout, 2017/09/23

Cub Scouts hike at Gubeikou Great Wall, 2017/09/23

We took the Cub Scouts out for a walk on the Great Wall—see 35 photos.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/09/19

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/09/19

See 40 photos from the Gubeikou Great Wall Loop hike, showing the scenery of late September.

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Great Wall Spur, 2017/09/17

Great Wall Spur, 2017/09/17

See 15 photos from a hike along the Great Wall Spur.

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Bricks In The Wall hike, 2019/09/17

Bricks in the Wall hike, 2016/09/17

This is a hike we don’t do too often, and if you push us we might admit to getting a little bit off the trail a few times on this visit. Still, we got to the end eventually, and it was a fun hike to do in a rather remote area of Miyun District.

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Camping Switchback Great Wall, 2017/09/16-17

Camping Switchback Great Wall, 2017/09

We had perfect weather for this two-day camping trip on the Great Wall—see 26 photos from the campsite and Great Wall.

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Zhenbiancheng and Big Camp Plate Great Wall

Zhenbiancheng and Big Camp Plate Great Wall, 2017/9/16

The Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate hike is one of our best long trails, following a rough line of early Ming Dynasty Great Wall through the mountains northwest of Beijing.

The day started out foggy, but a big wind came along to blow the skies clear – click though to check out a set of 35 photos from the hike.

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Tanzhe Temple, 2017/09/15

Abandoned Village and Tanzhe Temple trip, 2017/09/15

As a special trip for a school we took a walk about an abandoned village and then we headed to Tanzhe Temple for a tour—see thirty-three photos from the village and the temple.

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Photos from Hike Fest 2017

Photos from Hike Fest 2017

On September 9 we completed the fourth edition of our Hike Fest, again with the 24km/30km Challenge, and the 10km Hike for Fun.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/09/07

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2017/09/07

See nineteen photos from a hot-weather hike at the Gubeikou Great Wall.

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Longquanyu Great Wall to Little West Lake, 2016/05/26

Longquanyu Great Wall to Little West Lake, 2016/05/26

In Brief: Thirteen photos of the Great Wall at Longquanyu on a clear and sunny day.

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