ElevationAscent: 1,685' 513 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 1,753' 534 m
Low: 71' 22 m
GradeAvg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 40% (22°)
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“A steep switchbacking trail with great views above Dillingham Field.”— Lost Justpastnowhere
At around the half-way mark you'll reach a clear viewpoint that can be an early turn around point, or an incentive to press on. The views of Dillingham Field, the North Shore (which often has huge waves for advanced surfers), and the expanse of the Pacific Ocean are continuous along the top half. The trail eventually ends at the intersection with the Kuaokala Firebreak Road and Mokuleia Firebreak Road.
If you're hiking down the Kealia Trail, the first half goes by fairly casually. But from the viewpoint on, you're knees will get a workout on the steeps as you hike constantly down, down, down to the airfield below.
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