Hong Kong Rock

Author Francis Haden
Published Self published (2023)
ISBN 9789887508908



Updated for 2023. The second edition guide to sport climbing in Hong Kong, contains 470 pages of history, information and colour for the resident and visiting climber.

This second edition guide provides detailed information on the extensive new crag development that occurred from 2020 to 2023 in which a staggering 650+ new routes were established.

Revised first edition guide content, new photography and hundreds of previously undisclosed new routes.

As before, the reader is guided to climbing locations by QR codes, illustrated maps, written descriptions and high resolution aerial photography depicting approach trails, roads and key features.

  • 1,700 sport routes
  • 647 routes previously unpublished
  • 34 New climbing areas
  • QR codes to assist with finding crag locations
  • Crag summary table and map for choosing where to climb
  • High quality, detailed topo images
  • Bolt count and pitch lengths
  • Clear, easy to read grade charts
  • Illustrated maps
  • New photography

Other editions of this guidebook
Hong Kong Rock Self published (2020)

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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