ElevationAscent: 10' 3 m
Descent: -843' -257 m
High: 3,667' 1,118 m
Low: 2,830' 862 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)
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“The west side of the Kahakapao Loop - singletrack through diverse forest.”— Leslie Kehmeier
After climbing a short pitch, the route continues to descend gradually through a series of turns. The forest through this side of the Kahakapao Loop tends to be more open. The trail is also a bit drier.
The trail crisscrosses an old doubletrack route so watch for the red badges on the trees to stay on the singletrack.
Kahakapao West finishes through a beautiful section of verdant green jungle filled with more ferns and moss covered rocks.
Land Manager: Hawaii - Department of Land and Natural Resources