The Twins, Hong Kong
View from Ma Kong Shan View Compass
|Elevation||386 m (1,266 ft)|
The Twins (Chinese: 孖崗山), also officially known as Ma Kong Shan, are a pair of mountains in southern Hong Kong. They are a popular destination for hikers and fitness enthusiasts as part of the rigorous Violet Hill-The Twins Hike on Hong Kong Island. Hiking up The Twins involves walking up a long steep set of stairs featuring more than 1000 steps straight up.
Geography [ edit ]
The Twins are two peaks of similar height lined up from north to south. The Southern Twin is the taller mountain at 386 metres in height, while the Northern Twin stands at 363 metres. To the north of the Twins lies another prominent hill called Violet Hill.
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References [ edit ]
- "Wilson Trail (Wong Nai Chung Reservoir to Stanley Gap Road) | Hong Kong Tourism Board". www.discoverhongkong.com. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
- "'The Twins' - Stairway to Heaven, Step to Hell | Hong Kong | Strava". Strava Local. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
- "The Incline Hong Kong style – the city's best stair climbs". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2019-12-16.
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