Category Archives: Hong Kong Long Trails

The 100-km Maclehose trail covers eight country parks, as it winds it’s way from far eastern Sai Kung through Kowloon and into the far western reaches of the New Territories in Hong Kong. In this episode, DJ Clark takes on sections 9 & 10 through 22 kilometres of rolling hills to finish up Hong Kong’s longest trail. Section-9 is a 6.3 km road, mainly downhill from Route Twisk to the Tai Lam Chung reservoir. Section 10 is a long 15.6 km traverse through the hills above the reservoir before the final walk down to Tuen Mun. See the maps for Section 9 & Section 10.

The 100-km Maclehose trail covers eight country parks, as it winds it’s way from far eastern Sai Kung through Kowloon and into the far western reaches of the New Territories in Hong Kong. In this episode, DJ Clark takes on sections 7 & 8 up three hills, that raise in height to Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s tallest mountain. Expect spectacular views all the way in what has to be The Maclehose’s best sections. See the maps for Section 7 & Section 8.

The 100-km Maclehose trail covers eight country parks, as it winds it’s way from far eastern Sai Kung through Kowloon and into the far western reaches of the New Territories in Hong Kong. In this episode, DJ Clark takes on sections 5 & 6 through Lion Rock Park with outstanding views across the city and into the Kam Shan Country Park or monkey land as DJ calls it. See the maps for Section 5 & Section 6.

The 100-km Maclehose trail covers eight country parks, as it winds it’s way from far eastern Sai Kung through Kowloon and into the far western reaches of the New Territories in Hong Kong. In this episode, DJ Clark takes on sections 3 & 4 through Tai Kung West Country Park, up Ma On Shan and a long ridge walk back towards the city. See the maps for Section 3 & Section 4.

The 100-km Maclehose trail covers eight country parks, as it winds it’s way from far eastern Sai Kung through Kowloon and into the far western reaches of the New Territories in Hong Kong. In this episode, DJ Clark begins the long walk, covering the first sections through some of the most stunning scenery in Sai Kung. See the maps for Section 1&2

In the fifth and final episode on the Lantau trail we take on sections 10,11 and 12 in a 20 km hike. A long flat walk high above Hong Kong’s longest beach. A dramatic final stretch up and over a peninsula to finish off the Lantau trail. Beaches, waterfalls, forests and of course the cows. See the maps for Section 10, Section 11 and Section 12

In the fourth episode on the Lantau trail, we take on sections seven, eight and nine in a 23 KM hike. A dramatic secluded coast walk that will surprise anyone. Discover rare old farming communities and deserted villages. Isolated beaches, an old fort, challenging paths and more wondering cows. D J Clark makes his way from Tai O to Shui Hau. See the maps for Section 7, Section 8 and Section 9

In the third episode on the Lantau trail we take on sections five and six. An escape from the crowds along an open ridge. An idyllic fishing village with much to explore. Hidden temples, wandering cows, stilted houses, and peaks galore all this and much much more as D J Clark makes his way from Sham Wat Road to Tai O. See the maps for Section 5  & Section 6

In the second episode on the Lantau trail we take on sections three and four. Epic views from Hong Kong’s second tallest peak. An up and down and all around this walk has something for everyone. Big Buddha’s, giant sculptures, the occasional cow and a peak to rival all others. See the maps for Section 3 & Section 4

In the first of a new series covering the much overlooked Lantau Long Trail we take on sections one and two. Sections one is a simple road walk from Mui Wo up to Nam Shan. Here you leave the road and start a long climb up to Sunset peak on section two before descending down to the Tung Chung road. The 70 km Lantau trail takes you on a loop from Mui Wo West over Sunset and Lantau peaks before a ridge walk to Tai O. From there you follow the coast around the south of the island back to Mui Wo. See the maps for Section 1 & Section 2

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