I had taken my roommates dog on part of this hike, until I realized it was over his head. Beyond steep ridge sections lay what two able bodied men who had turned back mentioned as ‘hog trails.’ I had a pack full of all I needed for a day long trek, and found that the ‘hog trails’ disappeared into overgrown, and unidentifiable paths. It was up to my preexisting knowledge of these ridges to find a way through back to the trails. The Nu’uanu Pali area is some of the more lush and gorgeous forests I’ve seen on the island, and it was cool to bushwhack through some of it.
Check out this new 3d photo deal, took it half way up this unnamed spur ridge.
I didn’t know what to make of this remnant of civilization. Looked like an old concrete slab with a rusted post at the top. I wonder how long it’s been hidden under the brush? This is after walking through the bush for about ten minutes to a point where the view opened slightly to Honolulu.
Some people were busy beautifying these trails, lovely planks eased the path through densely rooted sections.
Nice map I had passed along the way identifying a lot of the trail systems in these hills. I was on my way to the antennae atop the Manoa ridge.
The valley in between Pali and Manoa, looks like a good new place to explore.