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Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate, 2015/05/16

In Brief: See some photos from a long hike along unrestored Great Wall in Yanqing County.

The Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate hike is one of our favourite long walks in Beijing. Take a look through the photos below and see if you agree!

Unspoilt sections of unrestored Great Wall as far as the eye can see - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Unspoilt sections of unrestored Great Wall as far as the eye can see.

Some great scenery on the steeper sections - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Some great scenery on the steeper sections.

Although unrestored the trail along the wall here is pretty easy going - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Although unrestored the trail along the wall here is pretty easy going.

Terraced landscapes surrounded by stunning mountains - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Terraced landscapes surrounded by stunning mountains.

Striking white rock was used to build this section of the great wall - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Striking white rock was used to build this section of the great wall.

Once again the wall leads the way - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Once again the wall leads the way.

Some sections are being reclaimed by nature - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

Some sections are being reclaimed by nature.

One of the round towers on this section of wall - Zhenbiancheng to Big Camp Plate 20150516, 2015/05/16

One of the round towers on this section of wall.

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