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  1. The MacLehose Trail

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Joon San, Wong Joon San

    ... Wong Joon San The MacLehose Trail is perhaps the most famous of all the trails and attracts many hikers. The trail is divided into 10 stages. They comprise: Pak Tam Chung to Long Ke ... Route Twisk, the trail passes through dense and shady plantations and reaches Tin Fu Tsai (6.3km) and runs along the western catchwater of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir and ends at Tuen Mun (15.6km). ...

  2. MacLehose Trail gets fund-raisers set for New Year ascent of Kilimanjaro

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... on the MacLehose Trail and doing cardio. We could be the fittest people but if you don't get used to the altitude, you're in trouble. Statistically, only half the people make it to the top.' ...

  3. Sandes sets HK 100 record, despite threat from Nepalis

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and trails, from the High Island Reservoir East Dam, Ham Tin Wan, Wong Shek, Hoi Ha, Yung Shue O, Kei Ling Ha along the MacLehose Trail, Beacon Hill, Shing Mun Dam and Lead Mine Pass before finally ... Bahadur was third in 10:26. Sandes, who on arrival said he was surprised to hear that Hong Kong had great trails for running, has now targeted the Western States 100 as his next major challenge. ...

  4. Let's go hiking!

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... not put those hiking boots on and blaze those beautiful trails in the countryside! What? You have no idea where to go? Well, look no further as we are going to recommend an outdoor activity ... and family on November 23. The one-day excursion will take participants to the scenic trails leading up to the plateau of Cheung Sheung in Sai Kung, which is known as the 'Leisure Garden of Hong ...

  5. Tourism authority lays on free trail tours

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Guided tours of the MacLehose Trail will be available free every Saturday this month, as part of the Tourism Board's 'great outdoors Hong Kong' campaign. Tourists can join hikes at the board's visitor centres, but residents will have to sign up through travel agent Explore More, contactable on 3575 9239. The tours are expected to attract groups ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... falling sick on the MacLehose Trail near High Island Reservoir. ...

  7. Strolling backwards lands walker in ditch

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... along the MacLehose Trail she lost her balance and fell into a 2-metre-deep ditch. She suffered injuries to her shoulder and leg and was unable to climb out. A hiker found her and called police ...

  8. Make the most of summer and go hiking

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trails, namely the MacLehose Trail, Hong Kong Trail, Lantau Trail and Wilson Trail, and divides them into shorter trails, ranging from 45-minute walks to five-hour hikes. Photographs of the entrance and exits of each trail are provided along with transport information, duration of the walk, campsites along the route, length of the trail, scenic spots and maps. The book also includes ...

  9. They came, they ran, they conquered

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... MacLehose Trail through the New Territories. They were happy because they had conquered an extreme challenge and at the same time raised money for those in need. By 11am, 597 teams had completed ... weary bodies out on the trail. Still, for a team from Australia, the course proved much tougher than the course they were used to outside Sydney. 'There was a lot more climbing ...

  10. Hiker on Sai Kung trail collapses and dies

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An man collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung East Country Park and later died in hospital yesterday. The 69-year-old man, surnamed Wong, was hiking with more than 10 friends along the MacLehose Trail in the country park. They reached Long Ke at 12.17pm when he complained of feeling unwell. Police called in a Government Flying Service helicopter to fly him to Eastern Hospital, ...




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