A Chinese language hiker died on Sunday after falling off Hong Kong’s fashionable Lion Rock mountain.

The 37-year-old vacationer, recognized by his surname Liang, is believed to have misplaced his stability after he climbed the rock face.

He dropped down about 82ft (25m) and was discovered unconscious.

Police mentioned they have been alerted to the demise at round midday on Sunday. He was airlifted to an area hospital the place he was pronounced useless.

The sufferer from mainland China was with a bunch of a few dozen pals who started the hike on the mountain in northern Kowloon at round 10am.

The mountain’s granite peak, which is at an elevation of 1,624ft (495m), has change into a vacationer attraction for its distinctive form, resembling a crouching lion.

The usually steep and difficult trails to the height appeal to hikers who not solely search bodily train but additionally panoramic views of Hong Kong.

A number of folks have died after falling from the height (AFP by way of Getty)

A number of guests have died after falling from the height in Hong Kong, the place mountain climbing has change into fashionable after the Covid pandemic and scenic locations have exploded in recognition.

In 2023, a 55-year-old lady died after falling about 20m down the cliff. In 2022, a 36-year-old man fell about 80m down the slope and died.

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