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Amazing hike!!!

If you are seeking a beautiful hike, with a variety of terrain and amazing views, this is the hike... read more

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Vancouver, Canada
Incredibly challenging hike rewarded with incredible views

First things first....my husband and I are in decent shape. We're mid-30's and we Crossfit 3x/week... read more

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are seeking a beautiful hike, with a variety of terrain and amazing views, this is the hike for you! I hiked this trail last month with my 20 year old son and it was a veritable adventure. At one junction, it gets very...More

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Reviewed yesterday

First things first....my husband and I are in decent shape. We're mid-30's and we Crossfit 3x/week. However, that did not prepare for the difficulty of this hike. Lots of endurance is needed, as the incline starts 2 miles or so in, and does NOT let...More

Thank amandabgarrett
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really fun and challenging hike, with spectacular views most of the way, and of course the only (legal) way to spot the infamous stairway to heaven/Haiku stairs! If your average joe blow like me, but like getting muddy, walking through streams, crawling up hills,...More

Thank JessicaG7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Who is to thank for laying down those ropes without help of we wouldnt get to the top? That was a muddy and demanding hike but I wonder... who went there first and blazed the trail?

Thank Tomasz K
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Cousin and I took this hike early in the morning. We followed the trail all of the way out, eventually merging with a pig trail. Doubling-back, we found the trail to Middle Ridge. Not recommended for beginning hikers (like me) but it's definitely worth it....More

Thank KSimmer
Reviewed January 7, 2018

The first few miles were flat and easy. All the elevation (and fun parts) come in the last couple of miles. We wore microspikes and gaiters, and we were so glad we did as it was incredibly muddy. There were a few challenging, steep areas,...More

2  Thank aumphress14
Reviewed December 29, 2017

This hike was one of the best thing's I have ever done. The views were incredible and worth every minute it took to complete. We are by no means super fit but we do hike and are moderately fit and it took us around 4...More

Thank Felicity O
Reviewed February 27, 2017

I won't repeat, but will echo, what Tasha A states below. This is a serious hike, and we are experienced Canadian hikers. Very hard to find the way to the Middle Ridge; we, like many others we encountered, took wrong turns, but we eventually found...More

4  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Very long and tough hike. I went with a meetup group and ended up near the end of the pack -- but did make it to the top of the stairs! Bucket list hike accomplished. Super muddy at the very top and very steep --...More

3  Thank travelmeisteren
Reviewed November 14, 2016

How Haiku Stairs (Stairway to heaven) is illegal and Moanalua and Kulana'ahane Trails are legal is beyond me. First off you need to go to Moanalua Valley. There is a small parking lot that closes at 7pm so I recommend parking in the residential area...More

8  Thank Tasha A
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Simon S
June 4, 2018|
Response from Jack Y |
Illegal to be on any part of the stairs
May 15, 2018|
Response from JessicaG7 |
@mikekaras on instagram. Legit, good bloke, hikes the trails weekly and has all the gear.