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.
|Starting Pt.||40 mins||85 mins||50 mins||20 mins||60 mins|
|Wong Nai Tau||Nui Po Au||Shek Nga Shan||Buffalo Hill||West Buffalo Hill||Wong Nai Tau|
|Duration||4 hrs 15 mins|
|Exit / Branch||After 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.|
|Highest Pt.||Shek Nga Shan (540M), Buffalo Hill (606M), West Buffalo Hill (604M)|
|Difficulty||Level 8 [Advanced]|
|Comments||The 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.|
Transportation at Wong Nai Tau / Kwong Yuen Estate
|Transportation||Route||Get on / get off at||Remarks|
|Bus 49X||Tsing Yi Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong Yuen||Kwong Yuen (Bus Terminal)|
|Bus 82C||Science Park ⇔ Kwong Yuen||Kwong Yuen (Bus Terminal)|
|Bus 85A||Kowloon City Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong Yuen||Kwong Yuen (Bus Terminal)|
|Bus 281A||Kowloon Station ⇔ Kwong Yuen||Kwong Yuen (Bus Terminal)|
|Minibus no. 804||Hin Keng ⇔ Kwong Yuen||Kwong Yuen (Bus Terminal)|
|Bus 83K||Shatin Town Centre ⇔ Wong Nai Tau||Wong Nai Tau (Bus Terminal)||Cycle route|
|Bus No. 86||Mei Foo ⇔ Wong Nai Tau||Wong Nai Tau (Bus Terminal)|
|Bus 89D||Lam Tin Station ⇔ Wu Kai Sha Station||Wong 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.
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