Home > Trip Reports

Trip reports archive: April, 2015

Dahaituo Mountain hike, 2015/04/25

Dahaituo Mountain hike, 2015/04/25

Dahaituo Mountain sits right on the border of Beijing’s Yanqing County and neighbouring Hebei Province, and the climb up to the 2,198.388m peak is one of our favourites.

On this visit, we somehow had the whole mountain to ourselves on a perfect blue sky day. Click through to see the photos!

Read more »
Earth Day Clean Up Hike at Jiankou, 2015/4/25

Earth Day Clean Up Hike at the Jiankou Great Wall, 2015/4/25

We’ve done a clean up hike for Earth Day every year since 2009, heading out to hiking trails that have been somewhat spoiled by a buildup of trash and packing it out for disposal in a more appropriate location.

This year we headed out to the Jiankou Great Wall, a well-known stretch of ‘wild’ Great Wall that has become increasing popular amongst casual hikers in recent years.

Big thanks to everyone who joined in, and special thanks to Anita F. and to Gung Ho! Pizza for the support.

Read more »
Miao and Dong culture in Guizhou, 2015/04

Miao and Dong culture in Guizhou Province, 2015/04

Early spring is the best time to visit Guizhou, a mountainous province in central south China. There are all together 18 ethnic groups living in Guizhou, with many based in the south-eastern part of the province. We headed down in April to take a look. You can take a look, too – click through to see Jun’s photos!

Read more »
Private hike for Beanstalk International Bilingual School, 2015/04/15

Private hike for Beanstalk International Bilingual School, 2015/04/15

As well as the join-in hikes and trips you see on the website, we do a lot of trips on request for schools and office groups.

For this trip for the students at Beijing’s Beanstalk International Bilingual School we took care of the hiking and safety side of things, with the school providing the buses.

Click through to see some photos from the hike along the Gubeikou Great Wall.

Read more »

Trip reports, photos, and news

Trip Reports: Photos and writeups of our trips around Beijing and other parts of China. View all the trip reports »

News: Updates and information. View all the news »

Most viewed trip reports*

Colourful hills in Gansu

Scouting photos - Gansu Province, December 2010

View trip report » (13630 views)
The coloured hills

Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu, 2013/05

In Brief: Photos from our five-day adventure trip in Gansu Province: the Zhangye Danxia Landforms, sculpted sandstone cliffs and valleys, and the Matisi Grottoes.

View trip report » (12693 views)
School Camping trip, 2014/6

School Camping trip, 2014/06

In Brief: Photos from a three-day camping trip organised for students on a school trip.

View trip report » (11843 views)

Special trip photos – Kashgar and Lake Karakul, July 2012

View trip report » (11547 views)

Special trip photos – Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu, 2012/05

View trip report » (10687 views)

Special trip photos - Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu Prov., 2011/10

View trip report » (10160 views)

Hiking photos - Jiankou to Mutianyu, Christmas BBQ, 2010/12/25

View trip report » (9768 views)

Scouting trip photos – Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong, 2011/11

View trip report » (9127 views)

Trip reports

Read one of the many reports in the archives. (This report has been chosen by random selection; we hope it's a good one for you!)

White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/20

White River Ice Hike, 2019/01/20

In Brief: 18 photos from a hike down the frozen White River.

View trip report »

Trip report archives