2 miles
1,242 ft
-158 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Waiohuli to gate Trail


  • Riding Area
    Kula Forest Reserve
    Kula, Hawaii
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Alpine Trail
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Steep climb, fast downhill through pine forests to above the treeline. Bottom 1/2 mile is rough, roots and rocks. Challenging technical climbing. Next mile up is smoother dirt but steep, once above tree line the trail is rocky lava and cinders.

Access Info

Trail begins on main access road, Waipoli road and climbs approximately one half mile up to the "Pu'u" then forks. Continuing straight up is Mamane trail and Upper Waiohuli is to the left. Sign points to Upper Waiakoa Trail. Coming down Mamane the pu'u intersection marks the end of Mamane proper and a right turn takes you up Waiohuli.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Waiohuli to gate bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,083 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,418 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,501 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,418 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,501 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,518 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,144 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jun 17, 2017
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-waiohuli-to-gate trailhead (20.691598, -156.315689)
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Upper Waiohuli... Trail Reports

Jun 17, 2017 @ 3:25pm
Jun 17, 2017
reporter Foggy misty light rain. Trail damp. Road in muddy with puddles. Been a wet week up here.
Dec 27, 2016 @ 12:33pm
Dec 27, 2016
reporter Trail is in the best condition it's ever been in. Recent work above treeline has made the roughest sections rideable now. All this trail needs is...
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