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Silver Pagoda Loop, 2019/03/31

Silver Pagoda Loop, 2019/03/31

On this hike to the Silver Pagodas we saw patches of blossoms and blooms in the bare hills—see 23 photos from villages, field trails,and the pagodas.

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Camping Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall, 2019/03/30

Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall camping, 2019/03/30

See 18 photos from a camping trip at the Gubeikou Great Wall.

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Kids Club Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2019/03/24

Kids Club at Zhuangdokou, 2019/03/24

See 28 photos from an easy walk from Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village.

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Heituo Mountain Loop, 2019/03/23

Heituo Mountain Loop, 2019/03/23

We had perfect weather for this hike up to the top of Heituo Mountain—click through for 14 photos.

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Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/03/23

Gubeikou Great Wall Loop, 2019/03/23

Clear skies made for awesome long views at the Gubeikou Great Wall—see 31 photos from the hike.

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Great Wall Huanghuacheng to the Walled Village, 2019/03/21

Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/03/21

Beautiful blue skies, blossoms, and Great Wall—see a set of 21 photos from the Huanghuacheng Great Wall.

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Tomb Raiders hike and Ding Tomb’s ‘Underground Palace’, 2019/03/17

Tomb Raiders hike and Ding Tomb’s ‘Underground Palace’, 2019/03/17

After a walk through the hills north of the Ming Tombs area we visited Ding Tomb for a look about—see 10 photos from the hike and the tomb.

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Longevity Village to the Ming Tombs (Route Two), 2019/03/16

Longevity Village to the Ming Tombs, 2019/03/16

We followed old trails between villages and over ridges to reach the Ming Tombs area—see 10 photos from the Longevity Village to the Ming Tombs hike.

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 Wuyuan ‘Fields of Flowers’, Jiangxi Province, 2019/03/14-16

Wuyuan ‘Fields of Flowers’, Jiangxi Province, 2019/03/14-16

See 37 photos from walks and hikes through the beautiful bucolic scenery and villages of Wuyuan in Jiangxi Province.

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Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/03/10

Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall, 2019/03/10

See 10 photos from the hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu—a cloudy day, and fairly bleak!

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Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/03/09

Walled Village to Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2019/03/09

We hiked up from the Walled Village and followed the Great Wall over to the Huanghuacheng Reservoir—a fun day of hiking! See 19 photos.

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Switchback Great Wall, 2019/03/09

Switchback Great Wall, 2019/03/09

See 13 photos from a grey and cloudy day up on the Switchback Great Wall.

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Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2019/03/03

Stone Valley Great Wall Loop, 2019/03/03

See a set of 17 photos from a hike on the rough and unrepaired Great Wall at Stone Valley.

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Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2019/03/03

Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes, 2019/03/03

The Rolling Hills and Empty Lanes hike is a long ramble through the Miyun countryside—see 27 photos.

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Chinese Knot Great Wall, 2019/03/02

Chinese Knot Great Wall, 2019/03/02

See a set of 29 photos from our hike all the way up to the ‘Chinese Knot’, part of the Great Wall at Jiankou.

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