Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Useful apps to plan a hike in Hong Kong

I had written before about useful hiking info on the Internet and what guide books I use, but I've never shared all the useful apps that I use when going out hiking in Hong Kong: MyObservatory (iTunes / Android) This is the best app to use BEFORE a hike, when you are trying to find… Continue reading Useful apps to plan a hike in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Moontrekker 2013 is over

What a fantastic night this was - Moontrekker is so much more than just a race, it really is a big event that is built around a great team of organisers and volunteers and racers that participate for so many different reasons. There are those that want to beat last year's time, others who are… Continue reading Moontrekker 2013 is over

Hong Kong

Hiking: Quarry Bay to Tin Hau night hike

Finally I've started to organise a few hikes on my own with the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group - and I decided to begin with some fairly easy night hikes in Quarry Bay (by the way, here is a post with some of my favourite nighttime hikes on Hong Kong Island). I wanted to arrange… Continue reading Hiking: Quarry Bay to Tin Hau night hike

HK Island, Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: High West and the Peak

I had thought I’ve done all the hikes up, down and around the Peak – but clearly I was wrong. Last Sunday I had signed up for another MeetUp hike to the peak and I was intrigued, it promised to visit the High West Mountain behind the Peak. I had no idea this mountain existed…… Continue reading Hiking: High West and the Peak

HK Island, Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island

Now that the weather is much better I'm back to hiking at the weekends (see my post on the MacLehose Trail Stage 2) and during week nights. Sometimes I'll join the Hong Kong Hiking Meetup group (find more info here) and other times I'm just out with my friend Monica. Currently, I've got four favourite… Continue reading Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity, Outlying Islands

Moontrekker 2012 is done and dusted

What a great night it was, but I am a little glad it is over now. It was a little tiring and exhausting, and while I know that it was even tougher for all the great hikers doing the 26km Moonlight and 40km Sunrise race, standing all night and pouring drinks, handing out bananas, answering… Continue reading Moontrekker 2012 is done and dusted