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Kalalea Mountain, Kauai

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Kalalea Mountain, Kauai 


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Location: 21.8986, -159.5838 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ryan A. Ray on Oct 23, 2010
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Kalalea Mountain or Kong is the prominent peak in ...

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Kalalea Mountain is often refered to as King Kong, because it resembles king kongs profile from the side. This mountain is located in Anahola, Kauai and is covered in vegetation and poor quality rock that breaks easily. But it was still a blast to climb in such a lush vegetated location.


Getting There 

Drive to Anahola Kauai and you will see it. Approach from the northern side if my memory serves me correct.


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The route follows this approximate line.  Look for the bolted anchors.  There are three of them.

Stranded in Paradise 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Hawaii : Kalalea Mountain, Kauai
Stranded in Paradise is not a high quality Rock route by most standards, but it was a blast and alot of fun to summit this awesome peak. This route if my memory serves me correct (its been 7 or 8 years or so now) follows the East or southeastern ridge which would be the face of king kong. Pitch one starts in the saddle between kongs face and the other peak and climbs up a vertical band of poor quality rock for approx 40 feet or so at maybe 5.8 or 5.9 and then hits a long sloping area covered w...[more]   Browse More Classics in Hawaii

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