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Kuaokala Ridge Trail

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 4.5 (2)

The view is worth the effort you have to put in along this slightly challenging trail.


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2.6

Miles

4.1

KM

90%

Runnable

1,882' 574 m

High

1,262' 385 m

Low

52' 16 m

Up

662' 202 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

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The trail is multi-use so be courteous to others out on trail.

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This is a challenging singletrack with awesome views of the west coast of Oahu and the Pacific Ocean beyond. It's a technical singletrack and, at times, there is some exposure, so don't become overly preoccupied with the views. There are a couple places where you'll definitely want to slow down and watch your footing.

From east to west, the Kuaokala Ridge Trail descends towards its terminus near the Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station (which will be to the left (west) on the paved road). The alternative road to the station from the west coast, requires a permit from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife and will require passing multiple guard stations.

It's probably best to climb the Mokuleia Access Road and Mokuleia Forest Road to access this trail.

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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Taken on the Kuaokala trail during the 2014 Peacock 100km.
Apr 7, 2015 near Mokulēia, HI
View from Kuaokala Trail.
Apr 7, 2015 near Mokulēia, HI
Beautiful view of the west side of Oahu.
Apr 7, 2015 near Mokulēia, HI

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