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Ascent of Pu'uhaukea on 2018-12-03

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, December 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pu'uhaukea
    Location:USA-Hawaii
    Elevation:13441 ft / 4096 m

Ascent Trip Report

After hiking Pu'uwaiau, I made my way down to the "lake", then up this cinder cone. It is WORK getting up the "scree" like side. I walked the circumference as it's not exactly clear what the high point is, and then made my way back down to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:431 ft / 131 m
    Total Elevation Loss:341 ft / 103 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Rock Climb
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:431 ft / 131 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 281 ft / 85 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m
    Loss on way in:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Trail
    Start Trailhead:Pu'uwaiau  13160 ft / 4011 m
    Time:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:191 ft / 58 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Scree slide
    End Trailhead:Parking lot  13250 ft / 4038 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2018_12_03 - Mauna Kea Lake

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Pu'uwaiau2018-12-03140 ft / 43 m
2Pu'uhaukea2018-12-03431 ft / 131 m
Total Trip Gain: 571 ft / 174 m    Total Trip Loss: 571 ft / 174 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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