Shek Nga Shan





Shek Nga Shan is a 540m high hill within Ma On Shan Country Park, New Territories, Hong Kong, connecting with West Buffalo Hill and Buffalo Hill. Those connected trails cause a precipitous jagged cluster trail along the ridge, similarly to Kau Nga Ling.
Other Routes
Starting Pt.40 min85 min50 min20 min60 min
Wong Nai Taupin-png-2424Nui Po Au1471007774_Red_flagShek Nga Shanpin-png-2424Buffalo Hillpin-png-2424West Buffalo HillWong Nai Tau
1471009312_map Distance7 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration4 hr 15 min
1471007737_Food SupplyNone
1471007878_Revert Exit / BranchAfter Buffalo Hill, you can turn left and downhill to Fu Yung Pit, and leave at Shek Nga Pui via the mid-slope of West Buffalo Hill.
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt.Shek Nga Shan (540 m), Buffalo Hill (606 m), West Buffalo Hill (604 m)
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 8 [Advanced]
1471007900_Hint CommentsThe route to Nui Po Au is not difficult, you may treat it as warm-up route before climbing up to Shek Nga Shan. The route to Shek Nga Shan is strength-demanding, unclear, frequent up/down cycle. At the top of Shek Nga Shan, to watch back to the route that you have crossed, you will find your satisfaction invaluable.

Wong Nai Tau / Kwong Yuen Estate

TransportRouteGet on / get off atRemarks
Bus No. 49XTsing Yi Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong YuenKwong Yuen (Terminal) 
Bus No. 82CScience Park ⇔ Kwong YuenKwong Yuen (Terminal) 
Bus No. 85AKowloon City Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong YuenKwong Yuen (Terminal) 
Bus No. 281AKowloon Station ⇔ Kwong YuenKwong Yuen (Terminal) 
Minibus No. 804Hin Keng ⇔ Kwong YuenKwong Yuen (Terminal) 
Bus No. 83KShatin Town Centre ⇔ Wong Nai TauWong Nai Tau (Terminal)Circular Route
Bus No. 86Mei Foo ⇔ Wong Nai TauWong Nai Tau (Terminal) 
Bus No. 89DLam Tin Station ⇔ Wu Kai Sha StationWong Nai Tau 

The route between Nui Po Au and Shek Nga Shan is not clear, and strength-demanding. It is recommended to go with experienced hikers.

The route sloping down from West Buffalo Hill is steep.

The route is mostly not tree-shaded. It is recommended to apply sunscreen, and bring along with enough food and water.

Total distance: 6.6 km
Max elevation: 569 m
Min elevation: 51 m
Total climbing: 562 m
Total descent: -556 m

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