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Stone valley Great Wall, 2018/10/31

Stone Valley Great Wall, 2018/10/31

Big winds brought a blue sky and the feeling of winter to the high up places at Stone Valley—see 20 photos of Great Wall and mountains.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/28

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/28

We did the Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall hike on a cloudy day that felt like the first day of winter—see 17 photos from the walk.

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Jiankou Great Wall | Clean up hike

‘Waste-Free Wall’ clean up hike with Gung Ho and Patagonia, 2018/10/28

This was the second in a series of events with Gung Ho! Pizza and Patagonia, where we get a big crew of Beijingers together and head out to the Jiankou Great Wall for a clean up hike and a post-walk feast of pizza.

Click through to see 18 photos from the event—overcast skies, trails covered with fallen leaves, and the magnificent Gung Ho hut!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/27

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/27

See a set of 17 photos from a hike from the Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies and autumn colours.

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Yudu Mountain to Shuijia River, 2018/10/27

Yudu Mountains and Suijia River, 2018/10/27

We hiked over the Yudu Mountains to walk along the Sujia River, and then hiked back out over the mountains to get home! See 23 photos of autumn colours in the mountains and by the river.

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Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/10/24

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East, 2018/10/24

Awesome autumn colours and super-clear blue skies made this an amazing hike—see 53 photos from the hike from Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall East.

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Girl Scouts at Intelligence Valley, 2018/10/20

Girl Scouts at Intelligence Valley, 2018/10/20

We took the the Girl Scouts Beijing troop out for a fun walk at Intelligence Valley—see 26 shots of the valley scenery and fall foliage.

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/18

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/18

See a selection of photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—23 photos of Great Wall, blue skies, autumn colours … and an Ofo bike?!

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/17

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2018/10/17

With big blue skies and colourful autumn foliage, this was a perfect day to be up on the Great Wall—see 20 photos from our hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu.

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Private hike!  Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10/14

Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10

We hiked through all the autumn colours on the Great Wall at Gubeikou—see a set of 25 photos from two of our recent walks at Gubeikou.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/13

Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/13

We saw superb colours on this hike at the Great Wall Spur—see 13 photos of autumn views at the Great Wall.

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Longquanyu to Little West Lake, 2018/10/11

Longquanyu Great Wall to the Little West Lake, 2018/10/11

We saw a fine mix of autumn colours on the hike from Longquanyu to the Little West Lake—check out 13 photos.

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Camping Gubeikou to Jingshanling Great Wall, 2018/10/06

Camping at the Gubeikou Great Wall, 2018/10

See 16 photos from a camping trip at the Gubeikou Great Wall.

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Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

A hike on rough and rugged Great Wall in the northwest of Beijing—see a set of 31 photos.

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Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

The sunset was somewhat spoiled by slightly smoggy skies, but we still had a great sociable walk on the wall—see 17 photos of Great Wall and early evening views at the Huanghuacheng.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

22 photos from a hike along the Great Wall Spur, with the autumn colours just starting to show around the wall.

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Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Our hike from Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village is one of the easiest we have, although there’s an option to make it more difficult by exploring the Great Wall mid-way—see 17 photos from an October holiday visit.

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Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/09/29-10/04

Tengger Desert Lakes, Inner Mongolia, 2018/10

See 20+ photos from a trip to the desert, including side trips to the Western Xia Imperial Tombs and the Helanshan Petroglyphs.

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Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

On this hike through the hills we battled spiders and overgrown trails, and climbed the steep set of stairs to the top of Yaji Mountain—see 15 photos.

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Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2018/10/01

Huanghuacheng Great Wall to the Walled Village, 2018/10/01

Take a look at 24 photos from a hike at the Huanghuacheng Great Wall—blue skies, views of reservoirs, mountains, and Great Wall.

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