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Waihe'e Ridge Trail

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Length


2.1 Miles 3.4 Kilometers


1,450' 442 m

Ascent

-1' 0 m

Descent

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

2,540' 774 m

High

1,091' 332 m

Low

Shared By Michelle Parratt

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Minor Issues 53 days ago
Muddy History

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This is a moderate out-and-back trail with incredible views of the Waihe'e Valley.

Michelle Parratt

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Features Views · Waterfall

Need to Know

The entrance gate is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Try to do the trail early in the morning as clouds tend to move in later in the day, diminishing the views. The trail can get muddy when it rains, making hiking difficult.

Description

You start by climbing up a cement road, gaining approximately 200 feet. After this you'll follow a dirt path ascending through forest. A switchback corner with a bench reveals a gulch and views of Makamaka'ole Falls. The trail continues to ascend up switchbacks, with views of the Waihe'e Valley. Hiking along the ridge offers lots of amazing views (clouds permitting).

Trail ends at a hill called Lanilili at 2,563 feet, where there is a small deck with a picnic table. If it isn't clouded in, you can see views of Haleakala on one side and all the way to Molokai on the other. Return to your car via the same trail.

Flora & Fauna

Enjoy a forest of guava, kukui, swamp mahogany, and Cook Island pines.

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Check-Ins

Jan 21, 2019
Laurence Skegg
Nov 23, 2018
Garrett Daynes
Nov 7, 2018
Clark Sperry
4.2 round trip 4.2mi
May 12, 2018
Jake Woll
Apr 25, 2018
Axel Queffeulou
Apr 22, 2018
Phil Ohnemus
2.1mi
Mar 29, 2018
Michelle Parratt
Jul 4, 2017
Erin Chakalos
5 miles out and back 5mi

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  4.7 from 6 votes

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  4.7 from 6 votes
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