December 30, 2019
Time: 2.5-4 HOURS
Distance: 2.8 MILES
Elevation Gain: 1000 FEET
Foot Traffic: LOW
Challenges: Rock Scrambling, Narrow Ridges, Shadeless, Closed, Cacti
Sights: Koko Head, Makapu'u, Maui/Lanai/Molokai, Diamond Head, Honolulu, Hanauma Bay, Sandy's Beach
What to Bring: Decent Hiking Shoes, Sunscreen, Water (), Long Pants
An alternate way to experience the popular Koko Crater, this hike takes you around the entire rim of this...
November 30, 2019
Time: 1-2 HOURS
Distance: 1 MILE (to Chimney)
Elevation Gain: 800 FEET
Challenges: Steep incline with loose rocks, Narrow ridges with steep dropoffs, Dangerous free climbing
Sights: Windward Side, K-bay, Three Peaks, Pali Lookout, Ko'olaus
What to Bring: Shoes with Good Grip, Courage
Dangerously beautiful, this notorious hike has a lot to offer in such a short, action packed adventure. Beginning from the popular Pal...
March 31, 2018
Time: 5-7 HOURS
Distance: 6 MILES
Elevation Gain 2500 FEET
Challenges: Horse Manure, Some Narrow(ish) ridges, Minor rock scrambling, Slippery when wet
Sights: Waianae Range, Western Coastline
What to Bring: Water (>2L), Lunch, Sunscreen
A great upper intermediate ridge located in Makaha, this hike gives you incredible views of the Waianae Range and Makaha Valley. This trail starts out on a dirt road tha...
February 20, 2018
Time: 2-3 HOURS
Distance: 3 MILES
Elevation Gain: 600 FEET
Challenges: Steep and slippery descent into valley, Stream Crossings, Wet and Muddy
What to Bring: Shoes to get muddy, Water, Snack, Swimsuit
A great hike after a heavy rainfall, this secluded waterfall hike is located in the lush Manoa Valley Rainforest near Honolulu. After descending into Manoa Valley via the Pu'u Pia trail, you will...
October 2, 2017
Time: 8+ HOURS
Distance: 5 MILES
Elevation Gain: 2000 FEET
Foot Traffic: VERY LOW
Challenges: Dangerous Free Climbing, Narrow Ridges with Steep Dropoffs, Muddy, Overgrown, Endurance Challenge
Sights: Windward Side, Honolulu, Diamond Head
What to Bring: Courage, Lots of Water, Lunch, Sunscreen, Shoes with Good Grip, Long Sleeves/Pants
Hiking the Pali Notches alone is a challenging task. So hiking the Pali Notches up the "Chimney", then...
August 13, 2017
Distance: 7 MILES
Elevation Gain: ~3500 FEET
Challenges: Long Gradual Elevation Gain, Steep Ascents with slippery dirt/mud, Some Rock Scrambles/Climbs
Sights: Mount Ka'ala, Waianae, Ka'ala Valley, North Shore, Honolulu
What to Bring: Lots of Water, Good Hiking Shoes, Snack/Lunch, Sunscreen
At just over 4,000 feet, the flat summit of Mount Ka'ala is the highest peak on Oahu. Summiting thi...
August 6, 2017
Time: VARIABLE Based on Route (Our Journey ~5 Hours)
Elevation Gain: 1500 FEET
Challenges: Hot/exposed/steep climb, Free Climbing, Narrow Ridges With Steep Dropoffs, Crumbling Rock, Overgrown
Sights: Windward Coast, Kahana Valley, Ko'olau Range
What to Bring: Lots of Water, Snack, Good Hiking Shoes, Sunscreen, Rope?
One of the more extreme Oahu hikes, this ridge is located on the Windward side of...
July 24, 2017
Time: 5-7 HOURS
Distance: 4 MILES
Elevation Gain: 1900 FEET
Challenges: Steep climbs, Rock Scrambling on Narrow Ridges, Overgrown, Muddy
Sights: Ko'olau Mountain Range, Kahana Valley, Windward Coast
What to Bring: Lots of Water, Shoes to get muddy, Long sleeves/pants, Sunscreen, Snack/Lunch
Pu'u Manamana has a reputation for being one of the more dangerous hikes on Oahu. You are required to traverse some narrow ridg...