A guide to 72 of the state's greatest hiking adventures covering the best of the best, with a range of hikes to suit all tastes and hiking abilities.
The Hawaiian islands offer more than high-end resorts, luaus, and hula dancers. This state's vast reaches of undeveloped land are ripe for outdoor experiences, from seaside strolls to more challenging adventures along rugged mountains, past waterfalls and volcanoes, and even through deserts and swamps. Describing fifteen to twenty hikes on each of the four main islands, this guidebook covers the best of the best, with a range of hikes to suit all tastes and hiking abilities.
About the Author:
Suzanne Swedo is the director of W.I.L.D. (www.wildswedo.com), which offers a variety of natural history events and expeditions around the world, and she has led groups into the Hawaiian wilderness for over twenty-five years. She is the author of the FalconGuides Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park, Hiking Yosemite National Park, Hiking California’s Golden Trout Wilderness, Adventure Travel Tips, and Wilderness Survival.
- Hikes suited to every ability
- Directions to the trailheads
- Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues
- GPS coordinates
- Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike
- Information on fees and permits, contacts, zero impact hiking, canine compatibility, flora and fauna,
- the state's history, how to speak Hawaiian, and more
|Date Published||October 1, 2009
|Dimensions||8.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches