In late April we did a two-day trip on which we set up camp on an unrestored section of the Great Wall that we call the Switchback.
We had good weather for this hike, with skies that were mostly sunny and clear.
On the first day, we started out from a village and hiked up a dirt trail to the Great Wall.
We followed the Great Wall up to and past the General’s Tower, the highest tower in the area, and one of the biggest. We stopped there for a while to enjoy the views, then hiked on to our campsite.
After setting up camp we had time to relax, make dinner, and enjoy a beautiful sunset.
The next day we packed up and moved on, hiking further along the Great Wall before following a stone path down to finish our walk.