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Mahana Ridge Trail

Near Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Muddy, hot, and hard

I thought this hike was harder than "moderate", considering how slippery it was and how uphill. The... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
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Great hike with many eco systems

We picked up this trail at Fleming Beach after walking on the Coastal Trail that we started at... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Stefani C
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  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“great hike” (9 reviews)
“turned around” (3 reviews)
“shuttle ride” (2 reviews)
Near Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this hike was harder than "moderate", considering how slippery it was and how uphill. The whole hike to the ridge is uphill, and the top of the ridge was covered with clouds when I got there. I really enjoyed the first mile the...More

1  Thank Katyrose00
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We picked up this trail at Fleming Beach after walking on the Coastal Trail that we started at Kapalua Bay Beach. We had no idea where it was going or how long it was, the sign posted on the map only shows that it's an...More

Thank Stefani C
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This has nice views and pretty quiet path. It is manly a bush hike in that shrubs and trees. I liked seeing the plants and seeing the birds. Some nice views.

Thank TravelSomeMFS
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Whenever I hike, I like to start out on a steady uphill slope like this trail. After my husband and I hiked 1/2 hours, we only saw one other couple. The trail seemed to be quite remote and I started to feel uncomfortable, so we...More

Thank LenaCDoll
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We parked at the Kapalua Golf Academy and walked uphill for a looooong way. It was tougher than I expected it to be so I am not anxious to do it again. For those younger and in better shape it would be a nice hike.

Thank Futuremauian
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The first half is steep but also the best views. Was dry when we wine but gather it can be muddy. Worth the hike.

Thank Eyevet1
Reviewed 10 February 2017

You can enter this trail from the Kapalua Golf Academy side and trek parallel to Route 30 on a paved road or , IMO a better option is DT Fleming Park where you hike above the road down to the beach cross UNDER the Route...More

4  Thank George L
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Did the trail from the village centre/golf course (ALL up hill). It starts off paved for about 2 miles then you walk off into a mostly canopied trail; moderate difficulty. Top 3 miles lots of muddy ground. Take your water at least 2 litres (camelback)....More

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 14 December 2016

First, we hiked this trail in December. A lot of rain had recently passed through, the trail had standing water making it slippery and muddy . The weather was cool and refreshing. I imagine if the weather was warm & humid, the hike might be...More

6  Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were looking for some trails to do close by in the rainforest and found the Mahana Ridge Trail. It started at the Kapalula Resorts a little north of Kaanapali. The entire trail I believe is 5.75 miles however we only went about ½ way...More

3  Thank dennyc8400
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