Trail 65: Makapu'u Ridge (Tom - Tom) Trail

PROFILE


 

  

 CLEARED - 01.22.2006

 RATING: MEDIUM/DIFFICULT

 LENGTH: 4h RT.

 

 CLASS: RIDGE

 LOCALE: MAKAPU'U, 96825

 DIRECTIONS: MAKAPU'U L.H. RD.

 ACCESS: OPEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ONE WAY DISTANCE (MI.): 3.9
ALT VARIATION (FT.): 118 - 1417

TRACK LOG: TRAIL065
START COORDINATE: 2118.530N, 15739.449W
END COORDINATE: 2119.499N, 15741.815W

 

DESCRIPTION:  MAKAPU'U RIDGE IS A CONSTANT SCENIC TRAIL THAT OFFERS REWARDING VIEWS WITH EACH STEP. STARTING DIRECTLY ACROSS MAKAPU'U LOOKOUT THIS TRAIL BEGINS BY ASCENDING THE EASTERN MOST TIP OF THE KOOLAU MOUNTAIN RANGE. ALONG THE KOOLAU CREST VIEWS OF THE MAKAPU'U LIGHTHOUSE, MANANA & KAOHIKAIPU ISLANDS, HAWAII KAI, KOKO CRATER, WAIMANALO, AND OLOMANA CAN BE IDENTIFIED. THIS ONE-WAY RIDGE VARIATION IS COMPLETED BY GOING DOWN THE TOM - TOM TRAIL.

 

 

 


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