The peak of Lion Rock is high risk location listed by AFCD with records of fatal and serious accidents in country parks.
|Starting Pt.||35 min||35 min||45 min||20 min|
|Lion Rock Park||Kowloon Pass||Lion Rock||Amah Rock||Hung Mui Kuk|
|Duration||2 hr 15 min|
|Exit / Branch||Go to Shatin Pass through MacLehose Section 5, and then leave at Tsz Wan Shan。|
|Highest Pt.||Lion Rock (495 m)|
|Difficulty||Level 6 [Standard]|
|Comments||On the peak, hikers could have a very closed and interacting view of Kowloon and Shatin Districts. It is usually convenient to hike in Hong Kong, mainly depend on whether you are willing to put effort.|
Lion Rock Park
|Transport||Route||Get off at||Remarks|
|Bus No. 211||Wong Tai Sin MTR Station ⇔ Tsui Chuk Garden||Tsui Chuk Garden (Bus Terminal)||Circular route|
|Bus No. 72||Festival Walk ⇔ Grand View Garden||Tin Wan Court|
|Bus No. 73||Festival Walk ⇔ Tsz Wan Shan Shopping Centre||Tin Wan Court||Circular route|
Hung Mui Kuk
|Transport||Route||Get on at||Remarks|
|Bus No. 89B||Kwung Tong MTR Station ⇔ Sha Tin Wai||Worldwide Garden|
|Bus No. 170||Wah Fu Estate ⇔ Shatin Station||Worldwide Garden|
|Bus No. 182||HK Macau Ferry ⇔ Yu Chui Court||Worldwide Garden|
The climb to Lion Head section is slightly dangerous, which is not suitable for inexperienced hikers.
There are vertical cliffs near to Lion Head section. There were many fatal falling down accidents.
Lion Rock is crowded in public holiday. Be more patient when crossing the trail.
For sunset viewing on the peak, bring along with the headlight or torch.
Max elevation: 453 m
Min elevation: 37 m
Total climbing: 420 m
Total descent: -449 m