>>28160 Abandoned buildings, buildings under construction are easy to access with low to no security. If there are guards, then if the building has a parking garage attached that is your best bet. Climbing onto the second or third floor of the garage from the outside will probably get you past any gates and to a door. If you are lucky then the garage shares a stairwell with the building and you can climb up from there, if not, then you need to get inside and find the staircase. Never take the elevator since in some buildings it has a camera inside or even worse it is directly linked to a security office. When you go to a building you should enter and exit at reasonable times. Never stay past 11PM or else anyone who sees you walk out might start asking questions. Other than that just act nonchalant and be prepared to be questioned by private security.
>>28505 No. This is my first time posting here actually. >>28520 Really cool stuff. I don't have any abandoned areas around me and this makes me jealous.
Picked up lockpicking recently after I got a set I found in the back of the 2800 I got last month. I kind of want to try it out but I can't really think of anywhere I'd go and use it that wouldn't have other forms of security on the doors like alarms.
Spent a good while in Hong Kong recently. Incredible city, I would recommend it to anyone.
The wonderful thing about the place is that with so many high rises, many of which are old and under poor management, they can go neglected. Emergency doors get left open, locks are left in disrepair, security cameras are rare. It's a rooftopper's paradise. I usually like to just sit and have a cigar and watch the city do its thing from 30 stories high. I rarely take photos, mostly because my camera is soykaf. But I had to take down this moment. This was the first building I made my way on top of but it certainly would not be my last.
This view is from somewhere in South Mong Kok, which, along with Tsim Sha Tsui, is in my opinion one of the best neighborhoods for rooftopping. Tons of buildings lacking any sort of security aside from a broken or unlocked front door. Most have elevators, and when they don't the fire escape will always take you right to the top with the benefit of a bit of cardio. Of course you'll never get on top of anything along Nathan Road, but late at night if you head away a few blocks and ignore the whoremongers and occasional illegal immigrant trying to peddle some coke, you'll find plenty of interesting and completely open high rises. The door to the roof is often left unlocked and pried wide open for any of the residents to tend to their garden or have a smoke. As you approach the more ritzy districts like Wan Chai and Central on the island, you'll come across tons of locked doors, high fences and security guards surrounding the apartment and commercial complexes. In the other direction is Sham Shui Po. Despite being my favorite neighborhood in the whole city with a culture that is totally authentic and all its own, it isn't much good for urbex. You'll find some interesting shacks or gardens on top of the low-rises but ultimately you just won't get the same thrill as you do being on top of the much taller building in the other neighborhoods Kowloon-side.
Southern California. This sort of stuff isn't too common here, and never quite as tall or dense as other places, and is a huge pain to access, but definitely worth it. Happy to show anyone around if they're ever in the area though.
Hello Lainanon, seeing your thread inspired me to do something similar. I went up to a structure (sorry, I don't know how to name it in English) they use for repairing an old palace in my town in Rome, My phone has a soykafty camera so here there are two low-quality photos from the higher I could reach. Maybe I will upload the video I made with a video-camera
>>29815 I have to mention the fact that I was sooooo scared from the height and from the fact that someone would think I was a thief, but everything went fine and I hope to find more structures like the one from I took the pictures