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  1. Boy, 16, dies after collapsing during hike

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A 16-year-old boy died after he collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung yesterday. The teenager, surnamed Yiu, was hiking with more than 50 cadets and instructors of the Hong Kong ... and not to overestimate their own ability when planning their route. 'They should follow planned routes and should not change paths when hiking,' a spokesman for the service said. The service ...

  2. Lantau hiker still missing after search

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... in Tung Chung town centre at 9am on Sunday. It is believed Mr Lo hiked from Tung Chung, and may have headed south to Shek Mun Kap and then taken the Lantau Trail. Yesterday's search focused on Tung Chung, after rescuers detected a signal from Mr Lo's mobile phone. Mr Lo, who works for a books wholesaler, had taken up hiking about a year ago, his brother told authorities. He ...

  3. Hilly season

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Never hike alone. Bring plenty of water, even in cool weather. Take a walking stick to deal with wildlife as well as steep paths. Don't forget a map. And be prepared for your mobile phone to suddenly lose its signal or roam over to a mainland server. People who have never been hiking in Hong Kong may dismiss such advice and warnings as over the top. But Asia's World ...

  4. Walking 40km for charity to see the sunrise 'just like a night out in Lan Kwai Fong'

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am

    ... with Clara Mak and Ben Sin When William Sargeant and a friend from the charity organisation Room to Read thought up the idea of an all-night hiking event, they were worried it might ... And so MoonTrekker 2009 was born. The event offers a 25 kilometre (11.20pm start time) and 40 kilometre (9.20pm start time) endurance hike from Mui Wo, passing through Tai Tong Tsai village ...

  5. Adventure race by light of the moon

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Presumably the temperature will start to cool down as September approaches. With more comfortable weather, the hiking and outdoor trekking season will begin. One new adventure race starting this autumn is called MoonTrekker. Unlike other hiking and outdoor endurance competitions, this event- to be inaugurated ...

  6. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and fauna. The views of the South China Sea from its peaks and shores are stunning. Tranquil monasteries, small farming and fishing communities and fine hiking trails boost its attractiveness. Despite these assets, the government has had a haphazard approach to developing tourism. The potential afforded by beaches, wetlands and hiking and camping remains largely untapped. Instead, ...

  7. Does HK have natural scenery?

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... out at The Peak or swim on Lantau Island to get close to nature. I like hiking on Bowen Road as well. The environment is nice. I'd like Hong Kong to have cleaner beaches, clearer water ... to the city recently. My impression of Hong Kong is a city full of tall buildings. I've been to The Peak and I think the environment there is nice. I can do both shopping and hiking there. ...

  8. Ultimatum on Mui Wo ferries

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... if the service ceased altogether, as it would affect students and holidaymakers, he said. Forty-seven Mui Wo children attend a primary school in Discovery Bay, while many Discovery Bay residents hike ...

  9. Hongkongers must make clear their opposition to Lantau metropolis proposal

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the line is out to make a profit. In this case, it is clearly not the thousands of hard-working and stressed out Hongkongers who flock to Lantau each week to hike, swim, picnic, cycle and camp, ...

  10. Buffaloes bring back fond memories

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... College Thanks for your letter, Karen. I was thinking about just this issue over the weekend. I hiked out to Tai Long Wan, and we saw a lot of cattle on the beach. They were very friendly, just ...




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