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Maclehose Trail Stage 7 麥理浩徑第七段
Hong Kong

The trail starts at the south end of Shing Mun Reservoir, initially ascending and interrupted by a lot of steps.From Needle Hill to Grassy Hill the path changes into a concrete road and leads continuously uphill. But this is in no way frustrating as the trail is surrounded by various kinds of forests.In order to catch a bus after the trail you have to join Wilson Trail Stage 7 at Lead Mine Pass. At the end of this trail follow the hill path in Yuen Tun Ha to Wun Yiu. From there, catch a minibus to the Tai Po Market KCR Station.Alternative: Turn right at Lead Mine Pass and follow the concrete road downhill. At the intersection turn right, keep straight, pass Shing Mun Arboretum and join Wilson Trail 7. This time walk back along the west bank of the reservoir. The upcoming ascents cannot really be predicted, but turn up quite suddenly. Therefore the hike will be much longer so that you have to change the level of difficulty from moderate into difficult.Shing Mun Country Park is gorgeous and well cultivated. The views over the reservoir up to Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun, Tsing Ma Bridge and Hong Kong Island are fantastic. A very strong but pleasant combination of nature and architecture!

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