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Hong Kong

  • Grade context: HK
  • Photos: 46
  • Ascents: 4,853
  • Aka: Hongkong
  • Aka: 香港

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Summary

Mostly granite on the inner hills and vast quartzite formations by the coastlines.

Description

With its 1000 sport routes spread over more than 30 crags, Hong Kong can be considered among the best rock climbing destinations in Asia.

https://hongkongclimbing.com/

Topo for sport routes (2020) : https://climbingboltsupplies.com/products/hong-kong-rock-2020-edition

Approach

Easy access to most crags with public transportation arriving as close as 10 minutes walk in some cases.

History

History timeline chart

The history of rock climbing in Hong Kong starts in the 50s following the British wave of explorers.

Interesting reading, a guide to Hong Kong Rock Climbing from 1968 : http://hongkongclimbing.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/a_guide_to_rockclimbinginhongkong.pdf

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