Users' questions

How long is the hike to the summit in Hong Kong?

How long is the hike to the summit in Hong Kong?

The hike itself is very short with an option to hike 3km in total or you can even reach the summit with just a 5-minute walk from the nearest bus stop! It’s quietly popular among night photographers so don’t be surprised to see a few keen photographers with tripods up at the summit.

What’s the normal pace for a hike up a mountain?

If you normally hike at about a 2-3mph pace (which is pretty normal), expect to cover 0.5-1.5 mph when hiking up a mountain. If the trail is good, your decent can usually be at your normal pace, but if the decent is rocky or tricky, expect to go about as slow down as you did going up.

Where are the best places to hike in Hong Kong?

The Rhino Rock is one of the most incredible rock formations in Hong Kong, bearing an uncanny resemblance to a Rhinoceros. It’s a very short hiking trail in Stanley that is less than 1-kilometers each way. With stunning views of the coast, this is a great mini-adventure for a sunny day! This trail is also known as Che Pau Teng.

Who was the lost hiker that died on the Appalachian Trail?

Geraldine Largay got lost and died while hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Which is the best hiking trail in Hong Kong?

One of our favourite walks in Hong Kong, the Victoria Peak Loop Hiking Trail is an epitome of marriage between nature and city. A stone’s throw away from Central, the stroller-friendly walk begins with a stretch of the 100-year-old Lugard Road.

How long does it take to hike in the mountains?

Book Time estimates hiking time in the mountains based on 30 minutes for every mile, plus 30 minutes for every 1,000 feet of ascent. This is the estimate commonly used in guide books. For example: A 2 mile hike over a 500 foot hill, Book Time estimates will take 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Which is the second highest peak in Hong Kong?

There are dozens of great hikes you can do on Lantau Island but if you’re keen on climbing mountains, our top pick is Lantau Peak. At 934 metres, it’s the second highest peak in Hong Kong and the climb is stunning if, at times, gruelling.

How long does it take to hike a 500 foot hill?

For example: A 2 mile hike over a 500 foot hill, Book Time estimates will take 1 hour and 15 minutes. That is a pace of 37 minutes per mile, or an Average Hiking Speed of 1.6 miles per hour. Please!