Riding areaKahakapao Recreation Area
Bike typeAM, XC
Trail UsageBiking Primary
Land ManagerDLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Kahakapao West Loop Trail. This is the easier way to the top and connects with the Kahakapao East Loop Trail, Pineapple Express/Downhill Flow Trail and the Renegade Trail. The West Loop Trail climbs just over 2 miles and includes single track and plenty of places where the terrain flattens. It’s a two-way traffic trail that travels over some roots and a few switchbacks. It’s less technical than the East Loop Trail and also tends to be drier.
The Kahakapao Loop trail is located in Makawao State Forest Reserve, which is composed of over 2093 acres of land on the west facing slopes of Haleakala.
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More Stats for Kahakapao West Loop Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change833 ft
Altitude min2,818 ft
Altitude max3,689 ft
Altitude start2,856 ft
Altitude end3,689 ft
Distance climb2 miles
Distance down2,011 ft
Distance flat431 ft
Avg reverse time00:18:19
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Kahakapao West... Trail Reports
Aug 30, 2018 @ 11:18amAug 30, 2018
|Bottom 2/3 of west side clear with exception of several small trees down. Top mile has lots of small debris|
Feb 14, 2017 @ 12:07pmFeb 14, 2017
|reporter State crew was up yesterday clearing the blow downs. All good now. Except the wind is still strong and that probably won't be it for blow downs.|
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