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McCannsterRoute Climbed: Road/Sliding Sands Date Climbed: 1998  Sucess!

McCannster

It's a cool feeling being at the highest point on an island like Maui.
Posted Apr 30, 2005 2:36 pm

tahaiDate Climbed: Oct. 1996  Sucess!

tahai

Early start. Chilly at the summit. Amazing Sunrise!

After sunrise I climbed down into the crater for the Halemauu Trail (incredible day hike).
Posted Apr 30, 2005 8:46 am

jdavies212Route Climbed: Road end to summit Date Climbed: May 1995  Sucess!

jdavies212

Got up at 2:30 a.m. to catch the van ride to the summit for the sunrise which was a scenic mixture of clouds and clear views. Well worth the experience. Did the 3-4 hour bike ride from summit to beach. Not the most strenuous hike/climb, but certainly one of the most memorable.
Posted Apr 25, 2005 12:03 am

coastclimberRoute Climbed: Drive to the top! Date Climbed: December 3, 2003  Sucess!

coastclimber

Beautiful and windy summit after an interesting drive up. Did a little bit of walking in the crater, would love to do more exploring up there!
Posted Mar 30, 2005 1:55 pm

Dennis PoulinRoute Climbed: Drive Up Date Climbed: 15 Jan 2005  Sucess!

Dennis Poulin

A beautiful drive. Windy on top.
Posted Feb 6, 2005 2:12 pm

The Lower MarmotRoute Climbed: Road Date Climbed: July 1996  Sucess!

The Lower Marmot

Don't remember much except that the sunrise was excellent.
Posted Dec 21, 2004 2:24 pm

forjanRoute Climbed: The Road Date Climbed: August 26, 2003  Sucess!

forjan

Drove to the summit parking lot to witness the infamous Haleakala sunrise. It was ok. I've seen more spectular sunrises elsewhere; however, I did enjoy tremendously snorkeling around Maui.
Posted Oct 27, 2004 4:14 pm

Don NelsenRoute Climbed: Sliding Sands Trail Date Climbed: June 1, 2004  Sucess!

Don Nelsen

Drove up the road and started at the top and went all the way to the end of the valley at Paliku cabin. Great workout and awesome views. About 19 miles and 3,700' vertical. Man, it's tough to run in loose sand!
Posted Oct 21, 2004 1:30 pm

mdostbyRoute Climbed: The Road Date Climbed: July 2003  Sucess!

mdostby

Drove to the roads end to witness the sunrise with the crowds. It was rainy, windy and cold. Just at sunrise the clouds actully lowered just enough so the entire summit area enjoyed fantastic views. It was incredable. Then I hiked down the Sliding Sands trial to the crater bottom passing the KaKu'oka'Oo and Pu'uoPele craters. I walked all the way to the Halemau'u trail junction, nearly to the Kipahulu Gap. On my return hike out I took the Halemau'u trail all the way back to the Haleakala Hwy. The weather was perfect inside the crater but once I was back up on the road it was pouring rain. I ended up hitching a ride after walking up the road for about a mile in the wet weather.
Posted Oct 16, 2004 2:17 pm

shanrickvRoute Climbed: The main road Date Climbed: February 1981  Sucess!

shanrickv

I went to Maui with my parents when I was a freshman in high school and this was my fondest memory. Granted we took a tour van up most of the way, but I climbed the remaining distance to the summit. Twenty two years later, I need to keep my promise to take my wife back here. I can still remember the smell of the euchalyptus (spelling?) on the way up.
Posted Oct 16, 2004 8:16 am

Brett ARoute Climbed: The Road Date Climbed: April, 2000  Sucess!

Brett A

On a family trip to Hawaii, we drove up to the top and walked around a little bit, then biked down all the way to the beach. Fun ride, but would have liked to explore the crater a bit, probably like walking on the moon.
Posted Sep 14, 2004 1:16 pm

Bob BurdRoute Climbed: The Road Date Climbed: Oct, 1991  Sucess!

Bob Burd

A group of us got up at 3a and drove to the summit in the dark to witness the renowned "pink sunrise." It was freezing cold before the sun came up (and of course we weren't wearing anything appropriate for the temps), and when it finally did it was a disappointing gray sunrise I wouldn't have minded to miss. The best part though was a several hour hike down into the crater - very cool. Would love to go back and spend a whole day exploring around there.
Posted Sep 13, 2004 11:35 pm

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