Sliding Sands Trail to Kapalaoa

Red Hill, Hawaii 96753

Sliding Sands Trail to Kapalaoa

Sliding Sands Trail to Kapalaoa Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Descend on switchbacks among the colorful giant cinder cones in Haleakala’s literally breathtaking summit area. Then strike out across jet-black lava flows to Kapalaoa’s historic wilderness cabin, where endangered nene (Hawaiian geese) often hang out."

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Trail Information

Red Hill
Nearby City
11.8
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
5-6 hours
Duration
Year-Round
Season

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