Leisure walk on 4th December 2016 - Rooster Ridge

Category: General
Published on Monday, 28 November 2016 14:36
Written by Kate To
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Location Distance Duration Elevation Difficulty

"Rooster Ridge"

(Kai Kung Leng, Kam Tin)

About 10 km


Abt. 6 hours


Lowest: abt. 20m
Highest: abt. 585m
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* duration excludes travelling time


Yuen Long MTR (10am) > Fung Kat Heung > Kai Kung Leng (585m) > Chiu Keng > Sheung Shui MTR or Kam Sheung Road MTR 


This Sunday, December 4, 2016, the trampers are going to have a two boots leisure walk on “Rooster Ridge”, Kai Kung Leng locating at the Northwestern part of N.T., just close to Kam Tin Lowland.

We will meet at 10:00am, outside the turnstile of exit F, Yuen Long MTR Station.  Sharing taxi directly to Fung Kat Heung Where we could start the walk.  At the beginning, we will be warmed up by heading up a steep slope.  The trail along the ridge is quite gentle but completely exposed and actually there is no shade until the end.  Due to no shadow and nothing block, it offers us a clear panoramic view.  We could enjoy the distance view of Kam Tin Lowland including Shek Kong Military Airfield, Nam Sang Wai wetland and even ShenZhen, Mainland.  On the last leg, we will take a loose gravel, dirt and dense-bush path descending to Chiu Keng on Fan Kam Road by passing through some farmlands.  Over there, mini bus or bus will be available for Sheung Shui MTR and Kam Sheung Road MTR.

Bushwhacking and good balancing skill will be required.  Please show up in full gears with 2 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.


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.   

Kate To