Shek Nga Shan


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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.
Activity [Hiking]
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Starting Pt. 40 mins 85 mins 50 mins 20 mins 60 mins
green-mapWong Nai Tau pin-blueNui Po Au red-specialmapShek Nga Shan pin-blueBuffalo Hill pin-blueWest Buffalo Hill red-mapWong Nai Tau
1471009312_map Distance 7 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 4 hrs 15 mins
1471007737_Food Supply None
1471007878_Revert 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.
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt. Shek Nga Shan (540M), Buffalo Hill (606M), West Buffalo Hill (604M)
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 8 [Advanced]
1471007900_Hint 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.