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2170Hike for March 8th - Rooster Ridge and Razor back

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  • glbglb1
    Mar 6, 2014
      Rooster Ridge/ Razor back
      The hike will commence on the western end of Rooster Ridge and proceed up to Kai Kung Leng at 585M and down to Fan Kam Road. This section will be considered Moderate and will take 3.5 hours. This can be an opt out point.
      The hike will then climb up to Pak Tai To Yan at 480M. This is expected to take 1.5-2 hours. At this point we turn right and walk the ridge over Razor back to Lam Kam Road opposite Kadoorie Farm.  This will take another 2 hours. Because of the elevation (roughly 0 up to 560m twice) and distance (just over 15km) this hike is rated as Strenuous if completed.

      Meeting :
      Yuen Long MTR exit F (West Rail Line, 40 minutes from Central via Tung Chung Line -> Nam Cheong -> West Rail, or about the same time from Admiralty via TST (transfer to West Rail at TST East)).
      Time       : 09.30 hrs
      Duration : 7-8 hours.
      Bring       : 2 litres water. Lunch and energy snacks.
      Clothing   : to suit the prevailing weather conditions (observatory says "Cloudy with one or two rain patches. Mist patches in the morning").
      Rating      : Strenuous
      Leader      : Peter McT.
      Mobile      : 6051 8167