Tate’s Cairn

Risk 15%
Sunburn 55%





Tate’s Cairn is a mountain with 577m in height and lies between Wong Tai Sin and Sha Tin. It is one of the peaks of the Kowloon Ridge. The name “Tate” may originate from maps created by a surveyor named George Passman Tate.
Activities [Hiking]、[Sunset Viewing]
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Start at 20 min 55 min 55 min 70 min
Pok Hong Estate pin-png-2424Tsz Sha Ancient Trail pin-png-2424Sha Tin Pass 1471007774_Red_flagsTate’s Cairn Fei Ngo Shan Road
1471009312_map Distance 10 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 3 hr 20 min
1471007737_Food Supply Store at Sha Tin Pass
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch
  • there is a branch trail at Shatin Pass that leads down to Tsz Wan Kok
  • there are branch trails at Tai Lo Au that leads down to Clear Water Bay Road, Ho Chung and Kwong Yuen Estate respectively.
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt. Tate’s Cairn (577 m)
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 5 [Standard]

To: Pok Hong Estate

  • Take MTR (Ma On Shan Line) to Sha Tin Wai Station and go to Shui Chuen Au Street from Exit D
  • Other transports:
Transport Route Get off at Remarks
Bus No. 182X Central (Macau Ferry) ⇔ Shui Chuen O Pok Hong  
Bus No. 287X Jordan ⇔ Shui Cheun O Pok Hong  Circular route
Bus No. 288 Sha Tin Central ⇔ Shui Chuen O Pok Hong  Circular route

From: Fei Ngo Shan Road

Transport Route Get On at Remarks
Mini Bus No. 1 Telford Gardens ⇔ Sai Kung Fei Ngo Shan Road  
Mini Bus No. 1A Rhythm Garden ⇔ Sai Kung Fei Ngo Shan Road  


Be aware of the vehicles when walking along Shatin Pass Road and Fei Ngo Shan Road.

Total distance: 10.08 km
Max elevation: 556 m
Min elevation: 5 m
Total climbing: 807 m
Total descent: -651 m