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Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31

In Brief: We hiked the Huanghuacheng Great Wall to see the last sunset of 2018—take a look at 16 photos from the hike.

Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #1
Hiking through a village on the way to the Great Wall.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #2
A cold donkey.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #3
An old house in the Yaoziyu Walled Village.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #4
Up on the wall!
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #5
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #6
A tower on a spur section.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #15
We hiked down the Great Wall.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #7
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #8
Through this tower was the steep descent to the Zhuangdaokou arch.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #9
After the steep climb down, a steep climb up.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #10
Almost up to the first tower.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #11
The sun is starting to set.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #12
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #16
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #17
Looking down to the frozen Huanghuacheng reservoir.
Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/12/31 photo #18

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