Hong Kong Rock

Author Francis Haden
Published Self published (2020)
ISBN 9789887508908

This Guidebook is now out of print, and unavailable




  • Approximately 1,055 sport routes
  • Approximately 250 routes never published
  • Kite Rock and The Farside on Tung Lung Chau re- bolted
  • Unpublished new areas: Arrow rock, Majestic Slabs, Lingnan Slabs, Black’s Wall, Tai Hang Slabs, To Tei Wan, Pok Fu Lam, Sok Kwu Wall (Lamma Island), Temple South
  • New developments at exisiting crags: Beacon Heights, Lion Rock, Bayside Buttress, The Farside (Tung Lung Chau), General Rock, Shek O, Temple North
  • Practical features for planning climbing days; crag summary and inside cover map, QR codes to navigate to the foot of the crag, high quality drone overview and photo topo images
  • Accurate route descriptions including bolt count and pitch length for every route
  • Extensive historical section and illustrated maps
  • Climbing photographs from local climbers

Other editions of this guidebook
Hong Kong Rock Self published (2023)

Crags covered by this Guide
Hong Kong Island crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Ap Lei Chau 113 Volcanic tuff all
Cape Collinson 64 Volcanic tuff S
Central Crags 109 Volcanic tuff N
General Rock 16 Granite N
Monkey Buttress 47 Granite N
Mount Nicholson 33 Granite N
Mount Parker 23 - SW
Pok Fu Lam 8 Granite W
Shek O 143 Granite all
Sunset Wall 8 Granite W
Tai Tam Country Park 28 Granite E
The Black Crag Collective 40 Granite S
To Tei Wan 10 Granite W
Kowloon crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Arrow Rock 5 Granite E
Beacon Hill 64 Granite S
Devil's Peak 35 Granite S
Kowloon Peak 88 Volcanic tuff S
Lingnan Slabs 64 Granite NW
Lion Rock 54 Granite E
Lamma Island crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Lamma Island 20 Granite NW
Lantau Island crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Eagle Crag 19 Granite W
River Crag 6 Granite SE
Temple North 47 Granite SW
Temple South 73 Granite S
New Territories crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Ma Dai (Hero) Crag 19 Granite NW
Salong Crag 16 Granite S
Tung Lung Chau crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Tung Lung Chau 147 Volcanic tuff SE

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