4 May One of the best hikes on Kauai, the Kalalau Trail is an mile trek located on the famous NaPali Coast on the Kalalau Trail Elevation Map. 15 Jun Detailed Kauai hiking trail maps that will guide you to each Kauai trail head and provide you a general idea of where each Kalalau Trail Map. Hāʻena State Park and the adjacent Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park ( including the Kalalau Trail) on Kauai are closed due to flood damage affecting both.

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Native and introduced tropical plant species abound. Hi, Do you know if this map is available for downloading to my Garmin Forerunner ?

Carry your water bottle in your hand and drink small amounts often. I think the reasons that it isn’t hard to cross are: Hoolulu means “the sheltering place,” so named for the sea cave far below which was used to shelter voyaging canoes in ancient times.

The Na Pali Coast is a very special place. Parts of the trail yrail can be steep, so use caution. But further towards the end of the road and on the Kalalau trail, there is no cell phone service.

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Iam taking myself, ttrail girlfriend, and our two younger siblings on the kalalau trail in July for a planned 4 night stay andmy major concern is how do I provide them with water. I’ve done this hike 4 times. I did have to manually recreate several points in the GPS track because the tree cover was too thick valley walls were too steep in spots for satellite reception.

I did this trail in 2 days, would have stayed longer if there had not been bad weather.

Kalalau Trail

There is a couple sites elevated right off of the sand, with the best ocean views. A permit is required to hike this part of the trail whether or not you plan to camp.

The place is beautiful. Highly recommended for those looking to a challenge and solitude. Just keep your eyes on the trail as you go and stop walking if you want to look around.

Could be a bit unnerving if you have a true fear of heights I suppose but trwil exhilarating otherwise. We wanted to beat the heat, and that we did. Be prepared for a tough hike though.

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In August According to the Kauai Police Department, a hiker died when he fell over the edge and landed on the rocks roughly 50 feet below. Hello Andy, I just want to thank you for the maps you provided, especially the altitude map. Every year the current carries the sand into the ocean only to return it in the spring.

Any bookstore should have a book about backpacking, something where you can learn about equipment and planning. Safari Helicopters learn more.

If you have Google Earth installed, click this link to download the trail data you see here.

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Or hiked it when they were nineteen. The area around the Hanalei Colony Resort has a line of sight to Princeville and you can make a call. Only did the first two miles to beach, full of gorgeous views the whole way.

So you get the maps for the area you will be hiking before you leave home or cell range. Click to see wider graph: Could you advise me on what you think would be best. We had just did Mt. Of course, if you grew up hiking to Kalalau and back, then it is a nice place to take a break and have a snack just make sure that there are no mountain goats crossing above you, as rock fall from goats can be quite dangerous.

Take two weeks if you need to.