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Title:
Kaua'i trails : walks, strolls, and treks on the Garden Island
Author:
Morey, Kathy.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Wilderness Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780899973050
Format :
Book

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Summary

From enchanted Hanelei Bay to the rainbows of Waimea Canyon, from Wailua Falls to the sculptured NaPali Coast, Kaua'i has an unmatchable landscape and miles of trails for hikers and backpackers. This new edition details 59 hikes: you'll walk along steep cliffs above turquoise water, relax next to immense waterfalls, drink in the sweet scent of Kaua'i hibiscus, and stroll on beaches at sunrise.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introductionp. 1
Some notes about this Third Editionp. 2
Getting Information About Kauaip. 3
Spoken Hawaiian: An Incomplete and Unauthoritative Guidep. 6
Geology and History, Natural and Humanp. 11
Getting Around on Kauaip. 22
Permitsp. 25
Weatherp. 27
Equipment Suggestions and Miscellaneous Hintsp. 30
Using This Bookp. 37
Icon Keyp. 41
Map Legendp. 42
Heads Up!p. 43
Hiking Tablep. 44
The Trips
Northeast
Trip 1. Hanalei Bay Beach Walkp. 47
Trip 2. Hanalei-Okolehao Routep. 51
Trip 3. Anini Beach Walkp. 55
Trip 4. Powerline Trail to "North View"p. 59
Trip 5. Moloaa Bay Walkp. 63
Trip 6. Anahola Beach Walkp. 67
Trip 7. Moalepe Trailp. 70
Trip 8. Keahua Forestry Arboretump. 74
Trip 9. Kuilau Ridge Trailp. 77
Trip 10. Kuilau Ridge-Moalepe Shuttlep. 82
Trip 11. Powerline Trail to "South View"p. 84
Trip 12. Powerline Trail Shuttlep. 88
East
Trip 13. Waipouli Sunrise Beach Strollp. 94
Trip 14. Waipouli-Lydgate Beach Trekp. 98
Trip 15. Nonou Mountain East Sidep. 102
Trip 16. Nonou Mountain Shuttlep. 106
Trip 17. Valley Vista Hale Picnic Shelterp. 108
Trip 18. Alii Vista Hale Picnic Shelterp. 110
Trip 19. Nonou Mountain West Sidep. 114
Trip 20. Lydgate State Park-Great Sacred Wailua Walkp. 117
Trip 21. Wailua Falls Non-hikep. 124
Southwest
Trip 22. Kukuiolono Parkp. 127
Trip 23. Russian Fort Elizabeth State Parkp. 131
Trip 24. Polihale State Parkp. 135
West
Trip 25. Iliau Nature Loopp. 141
Trip 26. Kukui Trail to Viewpointp. 146
Trip 27. Kukui Trail to Wiliwili Campp. 149
Trip 28. Waimea River Adventurep. 153
Trip 29. Koaie Canyon Side Tripp. 160
Trip 30. Milolii Ridgep. 165
Trip 31. Halemanu Valley Road to Cliff Trailp. 169
Trip 32. Cliff and Black Pipe Trailsp. 173
Trip 33. Canyon Trail Adventurep. 175
Trip 34. Nualolo Trailp. 180
Trip 35. Awaawapuhi Trailp. 184
Trip 36. Nualolo-Awaawapuhi Adventurep. 189
Trip 37. Kokee Nature Loopp. 192
Trip 38. Halemanu-Kokee Walkp. 196
Trip 39. Kumuwela-Waininiua Semiloopp. 200
Trip 40. Berry Flat-Discovery Center Loopp. 203
Trip 41. Berry Flat Semiloopp. 207
Trip 42. Kaluapuhi Trail to Kalalau Lookoutp. 209
Northwest
About the Alakai Swampp. 213
Trip 43. Pihea Trail from Puu o Kila to Kilohana Lookoutp. 215
Trip 44. Kawaikoi-Sugi Grove Backpackp. 220
Trip 45. Pihea-Alakai Side Tripp. 223
Trip 46. Kawaikoi Stream Trailp. 227
Trip 47. Poomau Canyon Lookout Side Tripp. 230
Trip 48. Kohua Ridge Side Tripp. 234
Trip 49. Mohihi-Waialae Side Tripp. 237
About Kee Beach, the Kalalau Trail, and the Na Pali Coastp. 242
Trip 50. Kee Beach Strollp. 246
Trip 51. Kee Beach to Viewpointp. 250
Trip 52. Kee Beach to Hanakapiai Beachp. 252
Trip 53. Hanakapiai Falls Dayhike or Side Tripp. 256
Trip 54. Kee Beach to Hanakoa Valley Backpackp. 261
Trip 55. Hanakoa Falls Side Tripp. 266
Trip 56. Kee Beach to Kalalau Beach Backpackp. 268
Trip 57. Kalalau Valley Side Tripp. 274
Trip 58. Kee Beach-Haena Beach Park Walkp. 279
Trip 59. Lumahai Beach Walkp. 283
Bibliographyp. 286
Appendix A. Camping on Kauaip. 288
Appendix B. Hikes You Won't Find Here and Whyp. 292
Appendix C. How I Got Distances, Elevations, Times, and Trail Mapsp. 294
Indexp. 295
About the Authorp. 302