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This loop features big ridge climbs and amazing views of the valleys, Pacific Ocean, and surrounding islands of Hawaii.
Need to Know
Be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions and bring adequate fluids and food. Most of all LEAVE NO TRACE on this beautiful landscape.
This loop starts and ends at the Harold W. Rice Memorial Park. The route proceeds up Waipoli Road for 8 miles before heading left onto the Mamane
From the Mamane
Trail turn left and start the climb up ridge on the Skyline Trail
with it's amazing views. At the end of the Skyline Trail
proceed to the Skyline Access
past the world famous observatories and then the Haleakala Summit at 10,023 ft.
Once you are finished enjoying the scenery from the summit, reverse the route back down the Skyline Access
to the Skyline Trail
. At the end of the Skyline Access
trail take a tour of the Haleakala Ridge Trail
and the Boundary Trail
back down the Waipoli Road to Rice Memorial Park.
Flora & Fauna
There is a large diversity plants due to the climates and elevations which include dry alpine deserts to humid, salt-sprayed coastlines.
History & Background
Haleakalā, "House of the Sun," holds a sacred place in Hawaiian history. Tradition tells of the early Hawaiian people who sought the isolation of the Haleakalā wilderness for cerimomial purposes, instruction, and family reasons.
Shared By: Victor Mariano