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)