Kalihi Saddle (Powerlines) to Stairway to Heaven

December 22, 2019
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It was time to break in another saddle cherry. At this rate, I should go into the edible business. Thanks to Quan for dropping Analyn, Kip and myself off on the side of Likelike Highway where we walked up the mosquito infested service road to start our hike. Working our way up to the powerline […]

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Pali Lookout to Likelike Highway

December 8, 2019
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Met up with Anne and Dennis at the Pali Lookout to break in their saddle cherries. Drone photo by Dennis Regan. Scrambling our way up the steep and slippery rooted trail. The sun was slowly peeling the shadows away from the imposing rock spire ahead of us. Glad we are not climbing that! Looking back […]

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Poamoho Trail to Pupukea

November 30, 2019
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It was time to help another friend connect the dots and complete the Ko’olau Summit Trail. Photo by Cisco Quintanilla. Mahalo to Quan for dropping Analyn, Cisco, Kip and myself off on the military road where our rides were waiting. We were shaken, not stirred in Brian’s Jeep. Photo by Cisco Quintanilla. One jeep was […]

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Return to The Nipple

November 24, 2019
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Some folks wanted to visit the peak in the areola of the mountains of Hau’ula otherwise known as Pu’u Waiahilaahila. Photo by Dale Yoshizu. Met up with Aida, Analyn, Ani, Cisco, Dale, Janell, Jennifer, Katie, Kip, Margaret, Petra, Quan, Robin and Sally at Hau’ula Beach Park and walked down the lane of barking dogs. We […]

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Poamoho to Waimano Home Road

November 10, 2019
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I decided to repeat a section of the KST that we had just done three weeks ago. With one difference, as I did not have company to share the misery this time around. Thanks to Anne for dropping me off. I’m just glad we were chasing the cow and not the other way around. Mahalo […]

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Kalihi Saddle (Powerlines) to Na Pueo Park

November 3, 2019
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My saddle tour business model continued with Ben, Cisco, Katie and Yoly where Quan and Lonnie were nice enough to drop off us at the trailhead. At a nickel a pop, I have to do a lot of business in order to succeed, which I learned in college. A slow study. Photo by Yoly Bedford. […]

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Poamoho Trail to Upper Waimano Trail

October 19, 2019
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Met up with Analyn, Anne, Chris, Kip and Yoly to see Ferlino through the finish line for his Ko’olau Summit Trail completion. Photo by Chris Bautista. Thanks to Jasmin for dropping us off and Lopaka for driving our group up the jeep road. Photo by Ferlino Carinio. Separation of ungulates and mammals. Let’s keep it […]

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Horseshoe Bend

October 11, 2019
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We drove over two hours from the town of Hurricane, Utah to Page, Arizona to visit the “Diamond Head of the SouthWest.” Going up the short, sandy hill that was filled with a steady stream of disgorged occupants from the nearly full parking lot. Passing the gazebo halfway on the trail that offers the only […]

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Toquerville Falls

October 10, 2019
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They day was not over, as scribbling left behind on a hotel note pad lead us to another driving adventure. Photo by Donna Mae. We drove to the little town of Toquerville to begin our 4WD down the extremely rough road. Going down the bumpy road with the flat sandstone topped mountains in the distance, […]

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Kanarra Falls

October 10, 2019
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Hooked up with Cathy, Donna and Edgar again for another fun filled day. Rounding out Team Hawaii was Danny, who was nice enough to get us the trail permits. We were the first car to roll into the town parking lot and showed our permits to the caretaker who gave us miniature maps to guide […]

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