The Longest Way From Beijing to Ürümqi

While my fingers were busy exploring the vastness of cyberspace last night, I stumbled upon one great adventure of epic proportion by Christoph Rehage: he walked 4,646K through China!

I was just in awe with what he did!  The distance alone was impressive, but doing it in a foreign land is really amazing!  It’s an adventure that most of us can only read about.

Screenshot of his route via Google Earth (via

Side notes: this video won at the following festivals

  • 2009 Boulder Adventure Film Festival
  • 2010 Berlin Webcuts
  • 2010 Banff Mountain Film Festival
  • 2011 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
  • 2011 5th International Mountain Film Festival Domžale
  • 2011 Squamish Mountain Festival
  • 2011 Mezinárodný Festival Horských Filmov, Poprad

For more information about this epic adventure, visit

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