Walk on 13th March 2016 - Dragon's Back

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Location Distance Duration Elevation Difficulty

Dragon's Back

(Shek O Country Park) 

About 9.75 km

 

Abt. 5.15 hours

 

Lowest: abt. 10m
Highest: abt. 284m
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* duration excludes travelling time

Brief

ShauKeiWan MTR Station (10:00am)  >  To Tei Wan (bus stop)  >  Dragon's Back (284m)  > Wan Cham Shan (HK Trail Stage 8)  >  Pottinger Gap (Ma Tong Au)  >  Pottinger Peak  >  Siu Sai Wan

Itinerary

This Sunday, March 13, 2016, trampers will have an easy one boot walk.  We all are going to enjoy The World Best Urban Hiking Trail at Dragon’s Back, Shek O which was selected by TIME Asia in 2004.  We will meet at 10:00am at ShauKeiWan MTR Station Concourse (outside the turnstile).  Then, we will take bus no. 9 to To Tei Wan on Shek O road to start the walk.  It will take about half an hour going uphill and we will reward a panoramic view with dramatic feel of Shek O coastal line and offshore islands.  Keep walking along the Dragon’s Back ridge, we might pass paragliders hurling themselves off the ridge as well.  After plenty of breaks for photo taking, we will take a dirt path under shade to Pottinger Gap (Ma Tong Au).  Following the concrete path and water catchment, we will head to Pottinger Peak where will lead us back to the urban, Siu Sai Wan. 

So, please show up in full gears with2 litres of water, lunch, snacks, rain wear, a torch, sun block, gloves and mos-spray(but no cigarette).  If it is raining hard or thunderstorms are threatening, the walk may be cancelled.  If in doubt, call the trampers hotline 8209-0517 in the morning.

 

 

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Disclaimer: - People join this walk and any other walks organized by me at their own risks.  I shall not be held responsible in any way for any injury or death incurred or any loss or damage to personal property caused due to whatever causes including, but not limited to, negligence,neglect, errors of judgement and inadequate orientation skills on my part.  The fact that you show up at the time and place on the day to join the walk is an implication that you have agreed to and accepted unconditionally this disclaimer.    

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