Lion Rock and the MacLehose Trail Sections 5 and 6

Hong Kong, China

The Facts

  • Start or End: I took the bus to the corner of Shatin Pass Road and Tsz Wan Shan Road (Google Map Directions), then walked up Shatin Pass Road to access the start of the MacLehose Trail Section 5. I finished at the junction of Section 6 and 7 of the MacLehose Trail and then walked down an unnamed road to catch the bus on Wo Yi Hop Road (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 14.0 km (8.7mi) in about 6.5hr
  • Grade: Medium to Hard. Steep sections and treacherous cliffs in Section 5. Section 5 is a well-marked dirt trail while much of Section 6 is a road walk plus dirt trails.
  • Date Walked: 12th of December 2015

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A misty morning at Lion Rock followed by a hike with monkeys and Gin Drinkers

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