Yesterday’s hike was the most challenging—and most fun—so far! Our first challenge was to actually find where to park to get to the trailhead. But after that little bit of frustration, we made it to the start of the trail. IMG_5127 IMG_5126


The beginning of the hike wasn’t too bad. The slope was similar to my first hike on Kealia Trail, with ever-increasing pitch. DSC_2302 DSC_2307 DSC_2338

Eventually, we weren’t walking anymore, but climbing. IMG_5147  (Didn’t think you’d see a picture of me, did you?)

It was tough, but fun. And the view was so worth it! IMG_5140 DSC_2342 This is a view of the third peak from the first peak.  DSC_2344 We got too late a start to try and tackle peaks 2 and 3 this time, but I am absolutely planning on returning to this hike to conquer all of them.

Today is another rest day (I think I’ve earned it, n’est-ce pas?), but the plan for tomorrow is a sunrise hike at Kaiwa Ridge (Pillbox) Trail. Stay tuned, friends.