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Hiking

Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

Monday, 1 July, 2013, 9:50am 2 comments

A case for good weather warnings

The Hong Kong Observatory sure has a lot of weather warnings: for typhoons, rainstorms, thunderstorms, flooding, landslips, monsoons, frost, fire, cold weather, very hot weather, what have you.

18 Jun 2013 - 11:06pm

What running 100 miles taught me

Completely spent with not a drop of energy left in me, I sat among the beech-lined forest trail that headed steeply up the 1,320-metre high Mount Mikuni. Having run for more than 19 hours and with more than a third of the Ultra Trail Mount Fuji race left, the prognosis was not good.

9 May 2013 - 12:26pm 17 comments

Paraglider takes off on Dragon's Back trail in Hong Kong (video)

A paraglider takes off from the Dragon's Back trail near Shek O in Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon. The spot is known for high-flying enthusiasts, and the weather conditions - at 17 degrees, and cloudy and cool - were ideal for the adventure sport.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Park patrols hot on the trail of antisocial mountain bikers

I refer to the letter by Duncan Lightfoot ("Cyclists ruin visitor's hike in country park", October 11).

22 Oct 2012 - 2:52am

App of the week

Just like the app, hiking in Hong Kong is free and there are few better things for your body and mind. Besides the benefits of a slow, steady calorie burn and a steady pace of exercise in your own rhythm, hiking awakens a sense of adventure.

18 Sep 2012 - 11:58am

Trial by trail

Hiking is the perfect Hong Kong activity. It's free, it's close by and you can feel miles away from civilisation. But, as Jean-Paul Sartre said, 'Hell is other people.' On the trails, it is specifically these people:

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

In Brief

Hiker injured after falling

A man, 52, fell down a slope and suffered facial injuries while hiking in Aberdeen Country Park. He was found by a woman hiker with the help of her dog which barked and alerted the owner. The man was treated at Queen Mary Hospital.

5 May 2010 - 12:00am

97pc oppose railings plan but it's still not died

Despite overwhelming opposition to railings proposed for Old Peak Road, the Central and Western District Council and the Transport Department are not willing to abandon the project.

27 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Night walkers reach their peak

More than 280 students and staff from the University of Hong Kong went on a night hike to have fun and raise funds for Sowers Action.

The Joint Hall Fund-raising Night Hiking event was held on April 10 by the university's Joint Hall Social Service Group.

21 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

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