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.
Activities [Hiking]
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Start at 40 min 85 min 50 min 20 min 60 min
Wong Nai Tau pin-png-2424Nui Po Au 1471007774_Red_flagShek Nga Shan pin-png-2424Buffalo Hill pin-png-2424West Buffalo Hill Wong Nai Tau
1471009312_map Distance 7 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 4 hr 15 min
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 (540 m), Buffalo Hill (606 m), West Buffalo Hill (604 m)
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.

Wong Nai Tau / Kwong Yuen Estate

Transport Route Get on / get off at Remarks
Bus No. 49X Tsing Yi Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong Yuen Kwong Yuen (Terminal)  
Bus No. 82C Science Park ⇔ Kwong Yuen Kwong Yuen (Terminal)  
Bus No. 85A Kowloon City Ferry Pier ⇔ Kwong Yuen Kwong Yuen (Terminal)  
Bus No. 281A Kowloon Station ⇔ Kwong Yuen Kwong Yuen (Terminal)  
Minibus No. 804 Hin Keng ⇔ Kwong Yuen Kwong Yuen (Terminal)  
Bus No. 83K Shatin Town Centre ⇔ Wong Nai Tau Wong Nai Tau (Terminal) Circular Route
Bus No. 86 Mei Foo ⇔ Wong Nai Tau Wong Nai Tau (Terminal)  
Bus No. 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.

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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