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Upcoming Hikes

Sun, Feb 7 2016: NO HIKE! The Chinese New Year hike this year is on Wednesday 10th February. SEE BELOW!!

CHINESE NEW YEAR HIKE! WEDNESDAY, Feb 10 2016: Sharp Peak
Led by: Mango (Tel: 6350 2912)
Waking Time: 5/6 hours
Meet: 9:30 AM, Sai Kung Pier
Description: High Island Reservoir~Maclehose Trail Stage 1~Long Kei Wan~Sai Wan Shan~Sai Wan Beach~Ham Tin Wan~Maclehose Trail Stage 2~Sharp Peak~Pak Tam Au.

We will share taxis to the High Island Reservoir. We start hiking from High Island Reservoir, followed by Maclehose Trail Stage 1 and then down to Long Ke Wan. Continue walking until Maclehose Stage 2 then climb up to Sharp Peak. Will walk back to Maclehose Stage 2 until we get to Pak Tam Au. The hike will finish at Pak Tam Au. WEDNESDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2016

Sun, Feb 14 2016: Rock River
Led by: Mango (Tel: 6350 2912)
Meet: 9:30 am at Exit B, Tung Chung MTR station
Duration: 5/6 hours
Description: After our bus ride to Shui Hau, we'll walk up to the Lantau Trail and start walking on the water catchment towards Shek Pik until we find the turn-off for Rock River. Our route climbs between two of the Dog Teeth. We'll encounter some brushy areas and short cliffs. Towards the top we will walk over tippy boulders taking care not to let them topple over onto hikers below. At the top of the Rock River, we'll join the Dog Tooth route and continue on to Lantau Peak, finishing at the Tung Chung Road. Please wear long pants, long sleeves and maybe gloves to protect yourself.

Sun, Feb 21 2016: Border Walk from Shueng Shui, the Crest to Lo Wu to Lok Ma Chau
Led by: Keith (Tel: 6050 2268)
Meet: 9:45 am at Exit A of Sheung Shui MTR station
Duration: 5/6 hours
Description: The walk is mostly on flat ground except up to the Crest (183m) and the ridge paths at the end to Lok Ma Chau. Great views into China. You will also meet birds, fish ponds, border fences, military observation posts in the former restricted border areas and Long Yuen wet grounds. Most of the walk is unshaded. The route: from Sheung Shui MTR>along Sheung Shek River>Ng Tung River>up Tai Shek Mo>down Tak Yue Lau opposite the Lo Wu Bridge>border road>up the isolated hill at Seng Ma Lei Yu>along the fence road>Ta Sha Lok fish ponds>Ping Hang border road>up the ridge to spot height 134m> down to Pun Uk Tsuen>Chau Tau >Lok Ma Chau bus stop. Please bring gloves and enough water.

Sun, Feb 28 2016: Coming soon..

Sun, Mar 6 2016: Coming soon..

Sun, Mar 13 2016: Coming soon..

Hiking (almost) every week! More hikes coming soon.

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Hiking Recommendations

Please always bring plenty of water, sun protection and a snack. Also, in very bad weather or high air pollution, the hike may be cancelled. If in doubt call the hike leader. It if rains, we usually go anyway although we may change the route. 

Note that whatever the actual walking time, with travel and eating a meal afterwards, these hikes usually end up taking most of the day so don't expect to be back home until late afternoon/early evening unless specifically mentioned!!

Disclaimer

Join these hikes only at your own risk. The hike leader and those connected to this group and this website may not be held responsible for the safety or well-being of anyone who chooses to join these hikes.

A typical group (from left): Kathy, Jasmina, Angela, Ann, Dennis, Trisna, Mark and Kai.

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