Our Guide: Mr. Lao Qie(very experienced) Time: Saturday, November 13, 2010 Location: South & North Ladders, Qingyin Gou, Fangshan District About The Location: Qingyin Gou is located at where the South Taihang Mountains and Yan Mountains meet. It is the remaining range of Taihang Mountains, characterized by typical mountain-valley landform. The valley is 9 kilometers deep. South & North Ladders are two paths going up Qingyin Gou, with some section at the steep cliff. Traffic: by bus 917 Cost: only bus, no admission fee Contact: Flo Cell phone: 15011489443 MSN: firstname.lastname@example.org Mae Cell phone: 13522051952 MSN: email@example.com When we will meet: 7:30am, Saturday November 13, 2010 Where we will meet: Liuliqiao Beili (六里桥北里) (buses there: 968, 108, 699, 658, 74, 323, 8, 944, 698, 704, 394, 836 ect. Or you can first take a subway to subway line 1 Gongzhu Fen Station(公主坟站), get out from south-west exits and then take bus 394, 76, 613, 698, 699, 57, 620, 300, 323, etc to Liuliqiao Beili Station（六里桥北里站). This place is at the southwest 3rd ring road, so it will be very convenient for you if you take buses at the 3rd ring road. About the schedule: Bring on some snacks and food, and we will eat lunch along the way. Except to climb the mountain and enjoy the scenery, we can eat persimmons there. South and North Ladders will be somewhat a challenge for us. We need be careful!!! Time for climbing the mountain will be within 5 hours. We will return Saturday evening. And, Wear warm clothes, gloves or hats. Good hiking boots. Prepare for the snacks and food for lunch, and drinking water. Don’t forget your bus pass. Other necessary things for outdoor activities This activity will be cancelled if the weather is bad. Each one shall be responsible for his/her own safety. Friendship and mutual aid will be preferred.