Walk on April 9, 2017 - Plover Cove

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Category: General
Published on Saturday, 08 April 2017 13:38
Written by Mango
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Location Distance Duration Elevation Difficulty

Plover Cove

(Plover Cove Country Park)

About 12.75 km

 

Abt. 5.5 hours

 

Lowest: abt. 25m
Highest: abt. 293m
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* duration excludes travelling time

Brief

Tai Po Market MTR (9:30AM @ exit A1) > Bride's Pool > Ma Tau Fung > Wang Leng > Tai Tung > Luk Wu Tong > Cheung Pai Tung > Pak Sha Tau > Tai Mei Tuk

Itinerary

This Sunday, April 9, the trampers are going to have a 2-boot but long walk at the Plover Cove Country Park.

We will meet at 9:30am outside the turnstile of exit A at Tai Po Market MTR Station.  From the MTR Station, we will go to take bus no. 275R to Bride's Pool to commence our walk.  Over there we will take a country trail from Chung Mei to Wu Kau Tang and start the climb up to Ma Tau Fung where is almost the highest point of this walk.  We will follow the parth along the ridge and passing through Wang Leng, Tai Tung, then to Luk Wu Tung where we could enjoy a beautiful view of the reservoir.  Starting to descend to Cheung Pai Tung and Pak Sha Tau, we will end this long walk via some small hills, up and down until reachig the main dam at Tai Mei Tuk.  Please bring a torch in case of getting dark at the end of this walk.

Bushwhacking and good balancing skill will be required.  Please show up in full gears withat least 1.5 litres of water, lunch, snacks, rain wear, wind breaker, 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.

PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER BELOW BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO JOIN THIS WALK.  

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.   

Mango