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Tower on Great Wall

Jinshanling Study Trip photos, 2009/09/23

We had great weather and a friendly group of people for this trip to the Great Wall, and were accompanied for some of the way by an expert from China’s Great Wall Conservation Association. The weather was perfect for photography - click through to see some photos from the trip.

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Coffin Village performance

Hiking photos - Walk Like a Pilgrim and Coffin Village

Click through for photos from two recent hikes: the misty and cloudy Walk Like a Pilgrim, and the sunny and easygoing Coffin Village visit.

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Highest Tower thumbnail picture

Hiking photos - The Highest Tower, Sept. 12 2009

On the 12th of September we took a walk up to what might not actually be the highest Great Wall tower in Beijing, a discovery which may lead to a revision of title and difficulty rating. Nonetheless, it was a lovely hike on a lovely day - click through to see photos and check the statistics.

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Brushrest Mountain peaks

Hiking photos - Brush-rest Mountain, Sept. 5 2009

Brush-rest Mountain is named for its jagged peaks that take the shape of the brush rest that is used in traditional Chinese painting. On September 5th we took a walk up and down valleys in the area, getting a view of the peaks from different angles and crossing sections of Great Wall - click through for some photos from the hike.

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Flower Wood Hillwalking Challenge, 2015/11/28

Flower Wood and East Water Valley Hillwalking Challenge, 2015/11/28

In Brief: Photos from a long walk through the snow from Flower Wood Village to East Water Valley Village.

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