Ascent of Kaala on 2010-04-30
|Date:||Friday, April 30, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||4040 ft / 1231 m|
Ascent Trip Report
While on a family trip to Oahu, I couldn’t help but wonder what it was like to really hike in Hawaii. I did some research and found out that the tallest peak on Oahu is Mount Ka’ala. I also found out that the creators of Hawaiian hiking trails generally don’t believe in switchbacks...
You can read the entire trip report with video at 100 Peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3500 ft / 1067 m|
| Distance:||7.2 mi / 11.6 km|
| Route:||Road/Trail/Muddy Ridge with Ropes to Bog|
| Trailhead:||Waianae Valley Road Trailhead 540 ft / 164 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Rope|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Hot, Calm, Low Clouds|
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