Sichuan, China
Throwing Prayers

Hiking Sichuan Gallery

Photos retracing Mao Zedong's epic 1934 long march through China's great snowy mountains.

Sichuan, China

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in 1934 Mao Zedong and 86,000 Red Army troops attempted one of history’s most brutal high-country crossings. About 10,000 made it through. Writer Dean King and photographer Philipp Engelhorn followed in their footsteps, and as you can see from these photos, found a trekker’s paradise along the way.

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