Walk on 19 November 2017 - Hiking around Ta Kwu Leng

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Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
Written by Mango
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Location Distance Duration Elevation Difficulty

Sheung Shui Station [上水] > Wood Yiu > Pak Fu Shan  > Sai Wai Tai Leng Practice Range > Woodland Park > Fang Leng Station.

About

12 km

5-6 

hours*

Lowest: 0 m
Highest: 440 m

 

* duration excludes travelling time

Disclaimer

Please read all disclaimers on Trampers website, which shall apply to this hike as well.

People join this walk at their own risks since there is potential danger and risk of injury in any hiking and this is no exception. You sall take necessary precautions and join only if you think you’re up for it.  The convenor(s) of the hiking shall not be held responsible in any way for any injuries 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 judgment and inadequate orientation skills on the part of the leader(s). 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 and all other disclaimers in Trampers website.

 

Itinerary

 

WELCOME BACK to HONG KONG our FRIEND RINGO

A less strenuous walk for him just in case he was stuck in Port Harcourt in Nigeria too long without any hiking exercise.

 

 

SUBJECT to WEATHER THIS SUNDAY 19 November 2017,  a 1.5-BOOT route is proposed to trek around the fomer frontier closed area at Ta Kwu Ling.

 

 

We will meet at 10:00 am at Sheung Shui Station inside the Concourse area near exit B2 and take bus 73K for Man Kam To and will alight at Lin Ma Hang Road. We will pass Wood Yiu, Pak Fu Shan, Tai Ling Practice Range, Woodland Park and back to Fan Leng Station.

 

 

If it is raining or threatening to rain (thunderstorm warning), the walk may still go ahead but we will hike on conventional hiking trails. Please look for announcement on this website or on Facebook the evening before. If in doubt on the morning of the walk, please call 8209-0517.

Please remember to bring all the usual gear, in particular lots of water (at least two litres), thick gloves, long trousers, good boots, wind break, sun block, a torch and head lamps with new batteries and a hat. Also, please bring your lunch.

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