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Coastal climbing at Cape Collinson.

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Description 

An archipeligo of about 235 islands with fabulous cragging. In 1997, 100 years of British rule ended, and the island fell under the political reign of The People's Republic of China, though it retains a high degree of autonomy in most matters except foreign relations & military defense.

Getting There 

Fly from any major city.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.5 miles from here

113 Total Routes

['4 Stars',23],['3 Stars',45],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',15],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',9],['5.8',5],['5.9',19],['5.10',46],['5.11',22],['5.12',10],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hong Kong:
Gweilo   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 250'   Lion Rock
Blue Cross   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Beacon Hill
The Small Roof   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 55'   Tung Lung Chau : Technical Wall
The Corner   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   Tung Lung Chau : Technical Wall
Lizard   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Beacon Hill
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Featured Route For Hong Kong
Yours truly giving it a burn

Logical Progression 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Asia : China : ... : Sea Gully
Strange but not terribly difficult climbing up to the ledge. Start up the thin, intermittent crack directly off the ledge with more or less good fingerlocks that are far apart. Gets progressively more difficult as you go. Precise footwork on tiny edges....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Benny Bach going cragging on the local mass transi...
Benny Bach going cragging on the local mass transi...
leading up 2nd pitch of Gweilo (4 pitches 5.10a) L...
BETA PHOTO: leading up 2nd pitch of Gweilo (4 pitches 5.10a) L...
Last light of the day at Tung Lung's Technical Wal...
Last light of the day at Tung Lung's Technical Wal...

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By WANAX
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 3, 2009
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