Hike Hong Kong blog

Guest post by Jean-Christophe Clement:

 

When I moved to Hong Kong in 2008, I had this idea of a concrete jungle. This was indeed the case. However, foreigners usually don’t realize that Hong Kong territory is less than 10% urbanized, and over 40% of the land is designated as country parks. I soon discovered that there was a world of outdoor adventures for me to discover. However, the information that was available back then on how to get to the nicest trails, waterfalls, and other lesser known spots was scarce and mostly in Chinese. Furthermore, the instructions on how to get to the trails, and stay on the trails were approximate, at best!
 
That’s how the HikeHongKong blog was born; out of a desire to make access to the wonderful Hong Kong trails easy and accessible to all.
The response from hikers has been beyond my greatest hopes; as of July 2017, HikeHongKong gets over 100,000 hit a month, mostly from Hong Kongers, but also from the U.S.

 

Today, I have over 150 documented Hong Kong hikes with full instructions on how to get there without a car, difficulty ratings, cel-phone reception, maps, etc.
 
There are 3 ways to get to all the goodies:

 

 In closing, I leave you with my Top Hong Kong hikes.
 
Happy trails!

translating web pages into another language

In the navigation column you’ll find a widget which can translate this page.

Most people these days, however, do it with add-ons to their browser. Here are a few examples that work:

Chrome browser add-on for Google translate

Firefox browser add-on for Google translate

Translate Safari Extension

Windows Edge browser Translator

Top 25 Hiking Blogs

50 Awesome Hiking Blogs

Mitch Stevens of Southwest Discoveries posted 50 sites they like.

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Though most of the 50 are focused on the S.W. USA, we are honoured to be included. 🙂

www.besthike.com

besthike.comBesthike.com, founded by intrepid adventurer Rick McCharles, is one of the best hiking blogs on the web. It is a comprehensive listing of the world’s best hikes. Rick not only catalogs the planet’s best life changing hikes but provide descriptions. It is no surprise that Rick includes hikes in the southwest as some of the best hikes in the world. Most of the hikes he recommends are challenging multi-day adventures, such as the Zion Narrows for instance. Rick is continuing to research the best hikes on earth, calling his website a “work in progress.”

I’m planning a trip to Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico right now. This list is a great resource.

who’s honouring BestHike now?

most-inspiratonal-outdoor-bloggers-badge🙂 Yet again we are proud to have this website listed amongst the best on the web.

Basis Gear:

What makes an inspirational blogger? Rather than using sophisticated metrics, we rather keep it simple. … These adventurers are not only passionate about it, they are also dedicated to providing the best experience to their followers.

 

The 26 Most Inspirational Outdoor Bloggers You MUST Follow In 2016

 

Best Outdoor Adventure Blogs

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Mountain IQ:

We … created a shortlist of the top 50 adventure travel blogs ranked predominately by their Alexa score, however, we also took into account their Page and Domain Authority as defined by MOZ.

AWESOME TRAVEL BLOGS YOU NEED TO READ!

Of the 50 top sites four — including BestHike.com — are dedicated to hiking.

Needless to say some of our favourite hiking sites are NOT in the top 50 by popularity. But we’ve got them listed in the navigation column under BLOGS. 🙂