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Simatai, The 2nd Attempt–Conquered!

So it took us two tries, but we managed to quell our fears and make it to the end of Simatai; not the actual end, but as far as we were allowed to go.

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Looking back at Jinshanling.

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Now back to Simatai, where the climbing gets just a bit sketchy…

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Here’s looking past the 12th tower, where you’re no longer allowed to hike.

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If you look closely, you can actually see wall and tower in the distance.

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Posing for victory!

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And now we have to get back down…

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What a show-off daredevil I’ve become, posing on the edge!

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Here’s A.T. and I eating some crackers and feeling quite pleased with ourselves.

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After the break it was back to the task of descending…

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If you look close in the next pic, you can see the cable car line f-a-r below.

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And here in the last two photos from the wall, Adventure Turtle is climbing up the side to try and get one last look at Jinshanling.

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We had couple victory beers outside on the resevior, and I even made a new friend.

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Once it got really chilly, we moved inside and had a couple more “victory” beers with the girl who worked at our hostel and a few of the restaraunt workers.

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All in all, an amazing day.


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