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Ascent of Haleakala on 2014-10-29

Climber: Max Rees

Others in Party:Nicole Rees
Date:Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Haleakala
    Location:USA-Hawaii
    Elevation:10023 ft / 3055 m

Ascent Trip Report

Starting at the visitor center parking lot, its a very short walk in the dark windy rain to the top. Many people were waiting right outside the shop but why would you not walk the less than quarter mile to the top? It was extremely cloudy and rainy so the sunrise wasnt as spectacular as Ive heard it can be, but none the less still amazing.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:283 ft / 86 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Pa Ka oao Trail
    Trailhead:Haleakala Visitor Center  9740 ft / 2968 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:7 Minutes



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