What we're about
Welcoming to probably world's largest organised hiking group with 23,000 members, scheduling over 1,800 events a year.
Note - when registering as a member and setting up your profile, please provide a photo with a good facial view. For safety reasons we can't accept a group photo or a photo in any other form. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Learn why we are one of the best hiking groups in the world in terms of size, offering the most hikes with lots of variety and difficulty levels, and volunteering for charitable and community work. You can get an idea of the kind of hikes we do by watching this short video. It was led by one of our Assistant Organizers (AOs), DanV, to Tai Mo Shan and the Ng Tung Chai waterfalls (video by Hiker 'Susanna'):
Welcome to the
HONG KONG HIKING MEETUP
WHO ARE WE? Probably world’s largest organized hiking group with 23,000 members! Our size and team of over 100 volunteer leaders and organizers enables us to offer a large number hikes and other activities nearly every day of the year. Almost all of our meetups are FREE of charge.
WHAT DO WE OFFER? Many varieties and levels of outdoor activities from basic hiking, to bushwhacking, stream trekking and more. We also organize volunteer service activities for worthy causes. Whatever your interests, you will probably find an activity you will enjoy.
WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO? For the lasting benefits of regular exercise, fun adventures in the great outdoors, and fellowship with like-minded people. In addition, our occasional group volunteer service activities enable us to give back to the community in tangible ways.
WHERE DO WE HIKE? All around Hong Kong and occasionally in other places around the world. Local hikes may take place on all paved surfaces (typically on Hong Kong Island), a mix of paved and dirt/rocky trails, or all dirt/rock trails (Lantau, Kowloon. Sai Kung, New Territories etc), or in places where there is no trail at all while bushwhacking or stream trekking.
HOW DO I JOIN? Just click on the “Join US!” button to get started.
After you join, please READ and ANSWER all questions carefully. For safety reasons we also ask that you post an actual picture of yourself with a clear facial view on your profile. Please read our FAQ for other important information and to understand our level of difficulty ratings:
HIKING LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY RATING SYSTEM: 1.0 to 2.2 Easy, 2.3 to 2.9 Moderate, 3.0 to 3.5 Hard, 3.6 to 4.2 Very Hard, 4.3+ Extremely Hard
Once you are a member you may wish to try a few easier hikes first to get familiar with our rating system and how it compares with your current fitness and experience level before taking on the more challenging adventures.
Ready to go? Please JOIN US!
We look forward to seeing you out on the trails soon!