Ryan Carpenter

I'm an American that has been living in Hong Kong for more than five years. I enjoy hiking/trail running, swimming, and dragon boating. I've had a great time learning about Hong Kong since moving here and I hope to share some of its gems.

by Ryan Carpenter in Hong Kong
10 May 2019
City boundary 1903

Skip the Line! Walk to the Peak

Distance 2mi
Duration 50min
0 ratings

This route is an alternative to riding the Peak Tram, a bus or taxi to Hong Kong's Peak neighborhood. It's just about the shortest possible distance, while sticking to safe and interesting pathways. We follow the tram tracks as far as Magazine... More»

by Ryan Carpenter in Hong Kong
09 May 2016
Hk mid levels      old peak road directory signs feb 2011 1

Hike to the Peak via the Mid-Levels Escalator

Distance 4mi
Duration 150min
4 ratings

This route will take you from Central Hong Kong up to and around Victoria Peak. We'll use the Mid-Levels escalator to get us started, head up a pretty steep section on Old Peak Road, follow the flat ring road around the mountain, and finally head... More»