Nui Po Shan (女婆山) and Shek Nga Shan (石牙山)


Last Visit: 10 Dec 2006

NT Middle

Trip Description

This trip covers both Nui Po Shan (女婆山) and Shek Nga Shan (石牙山) in Ma On Shan Country Park. The steepest part is the portion that lead up to Shek Nga Shan. That steep portal is called Shek Nga North Ridge (石牙北脊). Casual hikers are encouraged to think twice before attempting.

Location 1
Altitude : 20M

Description : This is the starting point of this trip.
Location 2
Altitude : 400M

Description : We are now on the peak of Nui Po Shan. The picture below is Shek Nga Shan.

Location 3

Altitude : 360M

Description : We are now decending to Nui Po Au (女婆凹) which is a valley between Nui Po Shan and Shek Nga Shan. You will find a big "funny" rock like this. The rock stood 2.5M tall. It is clearly recognizable from a distance.
We took a left turn at Nui Po Au, heading towards Mui Tsz Lam (梅子林) which is a small village.
Location 4
Altitude : 200M

Description : In Mui Tsz Lam, there is a public toilet behind which you can find a faint path leading into a bamboo forrest. This steep path is called Shek Nga North Ridge (石牙北脊) which will bring you to the peak.
Location 5

Altitude : 400M

Description : This is a rock crack you have to overcome. Becareful of some loose rocks.
Location 6
Altitude : 435M

Description : Moving up steep slope.
Location 7
Altitude : 500M

Description : Shek Nga Shan peak is close.
Location 8
Altitude : 455M

Description : As we are leaving the mountains, we passed by a beautiful grass land.