Stream Trekking in Hong Kong: Wong Lung Hang on Lantau Island

This unbelievably beautiful stream trek on Lantau Island turned into what felt like the pilot episode of Survivor Hong Kong after we decided to keep going when the path disappeared and turned vertical... Difficulty: Extremely difficult and dangerous Distance: Some 10km Duration: 5 hours We were a group of six reasonably fit guys and gals in … Continue reading Stream Trekking in Hong Kong: Wong Lung Hang on Lantau Island

Difficult Hike: Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s Highest Peak (Maclehose trail Stage 8)

Distance: 10km (more or less, including walking to the starting point) Duration: 5 hours Difficulty: Very difficult, no idea why HK Walkers only gave this just 2 stars for difficulty. Although I haven't done Ma On Shan Massif (Maclehose Stage 4) yet which is 3 stars. Start: Lead Mine Pass End: Route Twisk These few weeks mark the end of hiking … Continue reading Difficult Hike: Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s Highest Peak (Maclehose trail Stage 8)

Serious Hike: Sunset Peak on Lantau Island (Mui Wo/Pui O to Pak Kung Au)

Lantau Trail Section 2 Distance: 6.5-7km Time: 5 hours (other sites say 2.75 hours but no way was this possible at such a difficulty level) Difficulty: Very Difficult. Uphill all the way, and then a steep descent in the end. The difficult, arduous, but rewarding journey to Sunset Peak (Tai Tung Shan 大東山) on Lantau … Continue reading Serious Hike: Sunset Peak on Lantau Island (Mui Wo/Pui O to Pak Kung Au)