Asia-Pacific Tree Climbing Championship
The Asia Pacific Tree Climbing Championship (APTCC) provides a competitive but educational opportunity for working arborists in the Asia Pacific region to demonstrate and exchange new climbing techniques and equipment, as well as,safe work practices. The APTCC also increases the interaction between various firms, ISA chapters and Associate Organizations and members, and provides positive public exposure for the profession in that region of the world. The event is managed by the Asia Pacific Tree Climbing Championship Operations Committee.
The winners of this event represent the Asia-Pacific region at the annual International Tree Climbing Championship.
Date:24-27 November 2016
Location: Chung Mei Barbecue Site, Pat Sin Leng Country Park, Bride's Pool Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
YHA Tai Po Hostel-Brabury Jockey Club Youth Hostel
66 Tai Mei Tuk Road, Tai Po, N.T, Hong Kong大埔大美督大美督路66號,
Price: $25 USD per night
Reservations for 25-27 November should be sent to the Hong Kong Chapter via rooming list. Please contact your local ISA Chapter to be added to the Chapter rooming list.
For other nights, please contact Tai Po Youth Hostel directly at https://www.yha.org.hk/en/
Public transportation to hostel
Take Bus E41 from Hong Kong International Airport To Tai Po Po Heung Bridge. Then take Bus 75K from Tai Po Market Railway Bus Terminal to Tai Mei Tuk Bus Terminal and walk for 5 minutes to the Hostel. The journey will take about 2.5 hours and the bus fares for E41 and 75K are $13.9 HK and $5.8 HK respectively.
By taxi: it will take about 1 hour and cost around $400HK.
Additional information: special accommodation requests are not guaranteed.
Regal Riverside Hotel Shatin
34-36 Tai Chung Kui Road, Shatin, Hong Kong
Price - Superior Twin Room: HK$660 per night (HK$770 on Saturday, 26 November)
Additional information: If you wish to take the hotel shuttle from the airport, please make arrangements at the time of booking.