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Mr Mao

Hiking photos - Mr. Mao’s Chestnut Orchard, 2010/04/24

On April 24, 2010, we headed out to Huairou District for a nice easy walk through Mr. Mao’s chestnut orchards - click through to see some photos from the hike.

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Trail maintenance

Trail Maintenance Day

When we scouted the trail for the Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Challenge, we noticed that sections of the route leading up to the Great Wall were very bushy. In an effort to make the trail more passable, we decided to return to brush out some of the most thickly overgrown stretches. Click through to read more, and to see a few photos.

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Great Wall tower

Hiking photos - Zhenbiancheng Great Wall, 2010/04/04

Click through to see stats and photos from our Zhenbiancheng Great Wall hike - mountains, valleys, Great Wall, and an old walled town.

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Great Wall tower

Hiking photos - Nine-Eyes Tower, 2010/04/03

Photos and statistics from our visit to the Nine-Eyes Tower - click through for a look!

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In Brief: We had super good weather for this hike on the Great Wall above Stone Valley—see 15 photos.

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