UKC

Hong Kong Rock

Author Francis Haden
Published Self published (2020)
ISBN 9789887508908

Review

THE FIRST SPORT CLIMBING GUIDEBOOK TO HONG KONG:

• 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• Unpublished new areas: Arrow rock, Majestic Slabs, Lingnan Slabs, Black’s Wall, Tai Hang Slabs, To Tei Wan, Pok Fu Lam, Sok Kwu Wall (Lamma Island), Temple South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


Crags covered by this Guide
Hong Kong Island crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Blacks Link11GraniteS
Garden Wall8GraniteNE
General Rock16GraniteN
Morning Buttress3GraniteE
Mount Nicholson33GraniteN
Pok Fu Lam (Hong Kong Island)8GraniteW
Sunset Wall8GraniteW
The Escarpment18GraniteE
To Tei Wan10GraniteW
Kowloon crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Arrow Rock5GraniteE
Beacon Hill Buttress62GraniteS
Devil's Peak34GraniteS
Lingnan Slabs64GraniteNW
Lion Rock46GraniteE
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