Climbs 40
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 247m a.s.l
Faces S

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Calvin snapping for the sloper and fell off. © Skinny Kin

Crag features

Short, easily accesible sport routes on top quality, rough as it comes, granite make this crag almost as popular as Technical Wall, Tung Lung Chau.

Good topo here:

https://hongkongclimbing.com/guide/beacon-hill/

Approach notes

Take the MTR to Shep Kip Mei Station. From there take a taxi through Tai Wo Ping and onto Lung Cheung Road, heading east. Shortly after joining Lung Cheung Road a WSD access road breaks off to the right. Follow this up the hill until a gate and service reservoir are reached. To the right of the reservoir a small track leads up the hill to the crag.

Walking time: 10mins

 

Alternatively, take the 32M minibus (correct on 21/9/18) from just oustside of the Shep Kip Mei mtr Exit A on Woh Chai street to its furthest stop on Lung Ping Road. From here continue straight ahead, bearing left onto Lung Kui road, until conctrete steps appear on the left. Take the long staircase up thehillside until you reach the reservior, and then continue as above. 

The grades and the number of routes are from the 92/93 guidebook. All of the routes, up to 20 of them, have been bolted since from F5+ to F8a. The granite is very rough but very clean as the crag faces the sun all day, especially winter months! It's only 10 mins from public transport. Worth stopping by to visit when you're in Hong Kong. Excellent views of Hong Kong, too.
Skinny Kin - 11/Jun/09
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Upper Crag
2 Point Break
-
6b *** 5
3 Happy Valentines Day
-
7c+  
4 Terminator
-
7b+ *** 2
5 Terminator 2
-
7c+  
6 Moon Night's Snake
-
6c ** 8
7 Pressure
-
6c+ * 10
8 Blue Cross
-
6a+ ** 19
9 Trouble
-
7a  
10 Peace Forever
-
7b *** 8
11 Astro Boy
-
8a  
12 Lizard
-
7a *** 8
13 Cliffhanger
-
7b+ ** 2
14 Lizard Family
-
7c 3
15 Mission is Possible
-
8b  
Climb name Grade
16 Lady First
-
8a+  
17 Angel's Wing
-
6b+ * 10
18 Face to Face
-
7a 3
19 Spitting Cobra
-
6b * 14
20 My Tea
-
6b+ 1
21 Top-Rope Problem
-
6c *  
22 King Cobra
-
5b ** 17
23 Pretty Girl
-
6a *** 13
24 Baby Cobra
-
7a+ * 1
25 Cat Ladder
-
6a 3
26 One-Eyed Snake
-
5c ** 16
27 Jacky's Route
-
6a 3
28 Three Sisters
-
6b+ 1
29 Sugar Daddy
-
6b 1
Climb name Grade
  Boulder
31 Really Face
-
7c  
32 Hardman
-
7b *** 1
33 Stone Bird
-
8a *  
  Lower Crag
35 Gorilla Crack
-
6a 2
36 Bathing Ape
-
S 4a 1
37 Escape from Planet of the Apes
-
6a ** 2
38 Planet of the Apes
-
5b *** 2
39 Dirty Monkey
-
5b ** 3
40 Chunky Monkey
-
5b ** 2
41 IR Baboon
-
6a+ * 2
42 Banana Brain
-
5c ** 2
43 Monkey Poop
-
4b *** 3

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