HK outdoor adventures

Hiking, running, swimming every bit of Hong Kong

South Heaven’s Gate classic

I have written about this iconic landmark several times. Here a summary of all the options, including the classic route.

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Cow pond stream 牛塘石澗

I wanted to give other tributaries connecting with the main stream down South Heaven’s Gate a try. Just a cute but not especially interesting one.

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Teapot ridge (茶壺咀脊)

Another easier way to go to South Heaven’s Gate (all the routes here). Not as spectacular as Dog’s Tooth version, but suitable for less experienced hikers or those with mild vertigo.

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Pipe & Obelisks

Out of the ordinary constructions within Hong Kong landscape. Good for initiation hike or to add to longer routes.

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Woo Yang Shan

and the boulder area to arrive at it are one of the most spectacular dry routes up Tai Mo Shan Country Park.

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Luk Chau rock forest

There are several rock “gardens” or “forests” in HK. Piles of bare volcanic rocks covering significant areas in the middle of nowhere. Here one of the biggest.

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Luk Chau stream

Another alternative plan to Ma Dai stream. You can combine it as a return path for Shek Lung Chai stream, or as main target + bushwalking in the area.

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Goose Valley Lost Trail

Goose Valley Lost Trail (雁谷迷徑) is a nice route to connect with the Hunch Backs, here with some adventurous alternatives.

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Tai Shing Upper North

I already wrote about the lower & NW sections. The Northern one is almost as fun as the latter and less difficult.

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