Hiking: from Tsuen Kam Au to Sham Tseng along Maclehose Trail Section 9 and Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail

We hided most sections of the Maclehose Trail in the last several year and have only Section 9 of Maclehose Trail left. This section is relatively short and there is no bus out from Tin Fu Tsai: Maclehose Trail Section 9 Starting Point: Route Twisk Finishing Point: Tin Fu Tsai Length: 6.3 kilometres Time: 2.5 hours Difficulty: Easy Walk So we take Maclehose Section 9 with another one: walk along the Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail (元荃古道) to Sham Tseng Village (深井) and take bus out from there. » Read more

Hiking: MacLehose Trail Section 8 – Lead Mine Pass to Route Twisk

The Section 8 of MacLehose Trail starts from Lead Mine Pass (鉛鑛凹) and finishes at Route Twisk (荃錦公路), with overall length of 9.7 kilometres. We went hiking on Nov. 11 along the Section 8 of MacLehose. We climbed over Hong Kong’s highest mountain — Tai Mo Shan, 957 metres high, and followed the zigzag raod down to Route Twisk. » Read more