Category Archives: Hiking

Hong Kong Green Power Hike Dates For 2012 Set

The 19th Green Power Hike will be held on Saturday 14th January 2012 on the Hong Kong Trail. There will be 3 routes to choose from – 50km (the whole Hong Kong Trail), 25km and 10km. More details will be … Continue reading

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SCDC Trailwalker Team

Divers used to be a fairly sedentary bunch. Heavy exercise meant carrying 2 pints of bitter and a meat pie from the bar to a table and was only to be attempted if you couldn’t find a waiter to carry … Continue reading

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Lantau Trail stages 1 and 2

It was a nice day on Saturday, and starting to cool down slightly from the summer highs, so Rita and I headed over to Mui Wo at around midday to hike stages 1 and 2 of the Lantau Trail. Stage … Continue reading

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Wilson Trail stages 8, 9, 10

24 Jan: A bit late to post this but in January, a week after the extensive hill fires in Pat Sin Leng, Rita and I set off to hike the final 3 stages of the Wilson Trail, which go up … Continue reading

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Hiking: Bride’s Pool to Luk Keng

On Sunday 18 Januuary, we set off from Admiralty at just after 11am, changed trains at TST to the KCR or whatever MTR are calling it these days. We got off at Tai Po Market and switched to the 275R … Continue reading

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Wilson Trail stages 5, 6 and 7.

This weekend’s SCDC dive got moved from Sunday to Saturday, and since I had a prior engagement, I yet again found myself not diving. I got an SMS from Mike describing it as “awful conditions and very low vis, only … Continue reading

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Hiking: Mt Butler – Shek O

Since I’ve been stuck with a cold for nearly a month now, I’ve not managed any diving. Hence the renewed enthusiasm for hiking. This week instead of continuing the Wilson Trail, we joined up with Trevor and his brother and … Continue reading

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NZ: Milford Sound

Fri 21 Nov: Fiordland gets so much rain that they measure it in metres. Typically it gets between 7 and 9 metres per year, so we were expecting a fairly damp day. But our good fortune continued. It started overcast … Continue reading

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Wilson Trail stages 3 and 4

Continuing from the previous weekend, Rita and I decided to carry on along the Wilson Trail. Having done the first 2 sections on Hong Kong island, we moved over to Kowloon and the New Territories. The Wilson Trail has come … Continue reading

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Wilson Trail stages 1 and 2

Great hiking weather in Hong Kong at the moment, so I skipped a dive and went walking instead. Our plan was to walk stage 1 and 2 of the Wilson Trail. Stage 1 of the Wilson Trail starts just north … Continue reading

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