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since April 2000

LingFeng River (凌風石澗)


Last Visit: 29 Oct 2000


Trip Description

This stream locates in Lautau, it is short and easily accessible.

Location 1: Altitude 25M

This is the entrance of LingFeng stream. In the past, you could get down to the stream from the bushes behind the pavilion. This route is now leading you to a low land with ponds and tall grass. Nowadays, you are recommended to take the footpath marked by a bright red hydrant a few steps away from the pavilion.

Location 2: Altitude 15M

Here you can find a rock wall inscribed with the wordings of Buddhism.

Location 3: Altitude 65M

Here are two short waterfalls in series.

Location 4: Altitude 110M

At this height, LingFeng stream joins a catch water. If you wish, you could leave here. Before reaching the catch water, you will face a firm rock cliff blocking your way. You may try the slope of loose rocks on your left to get through this.

Location 5: Altitude 125M

This pool is a key landmark of LingFeng stream, this clear green pool is called Jade Moon Pool (翠月潭). In summer time, it is essentially a big tub for several people.

Location 6: Altitude 190M

At this height, you will meet the Lantau Trail.

Location 7: Altitude 230M

This fall is probably is the tallest waterfall of LingFeng stream. It has about 6M to 7M tall. You can overcome the fall on the right. The stream will join the main footpath soon after this waterfall.