Mauna Loa, Hawaii

Prominence: 7079 ft, 2157 m

Elevation: 13,679 feet, 4169 meters

True Isolation: 25.24 mi, 40.63 km
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 28' 32'' N, 155° 36' 19'' W
19.475554, -155.605381 (Dec Deg)
226499 E 2155522 N, Zone 5 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHawaii

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Lists that contain Mauna Loa:
     USA Peaks with 6000 feet of Prominence (Rank #38)
     Top 10 Prominence Grid for U.S. States (Rank #27)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #38)
     USA/Canada Peaks with 7000 feet of Prominence (Rank #61)
     Most Prominent Peaks of US National Parks (Rank #11)
     U.S. National Park High Points (Rank #9)
     Hawaii Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #3)
     Decade Volcanoes (Rank #3)
     Hawaii Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation (Rank #13)
     Hawaii Wilderness High Points (Rank #1)
     Hawaii Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #3)
     Ultras of Australia and the Pacific (Rank #15)
     Ultras of Australia-Oceania (Rank #25)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 236
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 221)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1974 by Robert Jenner
     1994-11-05 by Jason Vogler
     1994-12-13 by David Olson
     2006-07-31 by Michael Jaskot
     2010-01-30 by Gary Theriault (GPS Track)
     2010-12-06 by Dennis Poulin (GPS Track)
     2013-01-03 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2013-02-08 by Brian Friedrich
     2013-07-27 by Keith Mowinski
     2014-02-25 by Ken Jones (GPS Track)
     2014-06-04 by Sandy Lara
     2014-12-17 by Ryder Irvine
     2015-02-02 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-03-23 by William Musser
     2015-04-11 by Benjamin Thomson
     2015-05-24 by Scott Kruis (GPS Track)
     2016-04-02 by Andrew Kirmse
     2016-04-23 by David Porter
     2016-11-19 by Scott Kruis (GPS Track)
     2017-03-12 by Craig Kartes
     2017-04-24 by Mr. L (GPS Track)
     2017-04-24 by Dean Gaudet (GPS Track)
     2017-07-05 by Andy Habel (GPS Track)
     2017-07-08 by Shannon Dillmore
     2017-12-09 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2018-10-24 by Zak Griffith
     2019-04-27 by Jim Doyle
     2020-12-30 by Kristin Ellis (Unsuccessful)
     2021-03-30 by Mihai Giurgiulescu (GPS Track)
     2021-09-26 by Ingrid Dockersmith (GPS Track)
     2022-01-15 by Michael Jaskot
     2022-04-03 by David Rexford
     2022-05-22 by Miriam Khamis
     2022-07-27 by David Sharg (GPS Track)

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A very long hike through tormented lava landscape and several false summits to earn one spectacular view! (2015-03-23). Photo by Karen Musser.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 7079 ft/2157 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 7119 ft/2169 m
  Line Parent: Mauna Kea
  Key Col: Humuula Saddle    6600 ft/2012 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 25.24 mi/40.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 19.818793, -155.468237
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mauna Kea  (NNE)
RangesContinent: Australia-Oceania
Range2: Polynesia
Range3: Hawaii
Range4: Hawaii Big Island
Drainage BasinsPacific Mid-Ocean Islands
Pacific Ocean
IslandHawaii (Big Island)
OwnershipLand: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Highest Point)
Wilderness/Special Area: Hawaii Volcanoes Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMauna Loa O19155d5 1:24,000
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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A picture looking north down the mauna loa caldera. The summit is the high point on the rim to the left. The actual trail to the summit is from the far end of the caldera along the rim to the summit (2015-05-24). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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The summit cairn of Mauna Loa. Looking north one can see the slightly taller summit of Mauna Kea (2015-05-24). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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Mauna Loa trail guide at the Observatory trailhead (2014-05-04). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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