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Went on Dec 4, 2016. Trail was muddy but very manageable. View at the end was spectacular.

trail closed.... :(

Excellent Trail for any level!

hiking
3 days ago

Fun hike, lots of uphills so somewhat challenging, but not killer. We were in/out in 1.5 hours. It was muddy, and we got drenched at the end.

Muddy and wet. Was a good hike but poorly marked trail. I figured it out after a couple backtracks. I'd say less than moderate but a good hike to knock the rust off if you haven't been out in awhile.

Great adventure. Wet and muddy, though. Waterfall was beautiful even with overcast day.

It's a tough hike. I thought it was going to be like Kuliouou and it was, at first. There are a lot of stairs at the end, a lot of mud, and some rope you have to use. We kept thinking we were at the top only to find it kept going. Once you reach the radio tower, it's almost done, just keep going.
Wear good shoes, bring snacks and water, and take it easy.

This ocean front beach walk in Wailea is my favorite early morning walk. Start before dawn (easy if you've just come from the mainland and are jet lagged) and watch the sun come up over Haleakala. A Smoothie stand in the middle is a great place for a break. Look for turtles in the rocky areas just off shore. Several beach access points provide parking, showers, and bathrooms.

If anyone is going on this hike please let me know! Would love to join!! Email: leoandgema@yahoo.com

Looking to join others in tackling the Haiku stairs! I'll be here until 10 December. Please email me and I will totally join! tsunami1080@hotmail.com

Did this in November with my girlfriend! Absolutely amazing. Took a crazy way down. Can't wait to upload the YouTube video! Stay tuned!

hiking
4 days ago

Very beautiful, wonderful views of the canyon. Mud was a bit slippery so be aware of that.

Dirty, rough road with very little appeal

hiking
4 days ago

Wonderful views, easy stroll along the cliffs.

Hiked this in two days and camped overnight at Kalalau beach by the ocean. BEST hike of my life!! Also the most challenging. I did several others in Kauai before ending with this one, and it will definitely stand out from an all-around standpoint. So glad I did it, with my boyfriend, as I was daunted by the reviews and weather (tons of rain) leading up to it. Not for the faint of heart!! I'll never forget it or the incredible views of the Na Pali coast!

Definitely one of the best hikes in Kauai and of my life! Best bang for your buck!

Awesome views of Waimea canyon - tough too but not too long - an easy day hike that can be tacked onto another. I would do this one again!

Very cool shorter trial with a hairy ending up at the giant's head! Make sure you go all the way up to the top, past the picnic area! Easy access from Kapaa so a nice day hike.

One of the best hikes of my life! Incredible views, absolutely stunning! Did it twice on the same trip and would do it again!