Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong

Prominence: 897 m, 2943 ft

Elevation: 957 meters, 3140 feet

True Isolation: 55.37 km, 34.41 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Chinese-Simplified-Romanized: Dàwùshān
SubpeaksTai Mo Shan East (780 m/2559 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)22° 24' 37'' N, 114° 7' 28'' E
22.410254, 114.124552 (Dec Deg)
203966 E 2481071 N, Zone 50 (UTM)
CountryHong Kong (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceNew Territories (Highest Point)

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 48
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1974 11 by Michael Schwartz
     1996-07-13 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful)
     2007-03-04 by Bartek Skorupa
     2011-11-15 by Brian Friedrich
     2011-12-13 by Lyngve Skrede
     2016-07-11 by Lee Humphries
     2017-04-09 by James Barlow (GPS Track)
     2017-09-17 by Douglas Harris
     2018-12-01 by Christopher Czaplicki
     2019-02-18 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2019-09-05 by Samuel Scibetta

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Hong Kong's highest hill is crowned with a radar station, now probably controlled by the Chinese Army and even harder to visit than it was in 1996 (1996-07-13).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 897 m/2943 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 917 m/3008 ft
  Key Col: 60 m/197 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 55.37 km/34.41 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 22.8958, 114.2533
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Feiyun Ding  (NNE)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: East China
Range3: Wuyi Shan
Drainage BasinsSouth China Sea
Pacific Ocean
Route #1 Closed Road for Hiking
Trailhead: Route Twisk Pass 400 m/1312 ft
Vertical Gain: 557 m/1828 ft
Distance (one way): 3.22 km/2 mi
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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tai mo shan (2019-05-04). Photo by Gerbs De Castro .
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