The majority of climbing on Oahu is sport climbing and bouldering. The Mokule'ia Wall hosts Hawaii's largest crag with nearly 55 routes on one wall, and The Arch hosts Hawaii's largest bouldering area. Most other bouldering areas are spread around the island. Makapu'u is a good option for brand new climbers or those looking for short, easy routes. All crags on Oahu offer a 365-day per year climbing season. The climbing at Mokuleia Wall is probably better than you think, and good enough to have had routes featured in a few major climbing magazines over the years.
Weather station 0.5 miles from here
110 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',45],['2 Stars',36],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Oahu
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Oahu:
Featured Route For Oahu
Insecticide 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Hawaii
: Mokule'ia Wall
Killer route! Do it if you can climb anywhere even close to the grade. Very sustained through the first five bolts and extremely technical. Start on 5.11 moves right off the ground, delicately and gruelingly making your way to the second bolt. Grab the small crimps in the crack, go for the one-finger crimp out right just before the overhand, and then dedpoint the undercling just under the 3rd bolt. Get high feet, clip, then pull over into the dihedral for a no-hands rest. Continue up to the 4th ...[more] Browse More Classics in Hawaii
By Matt Nelson
From: Pueblo, CO
Jun 6, 2009
Almost all of the routes at the Mokuleia Wall have strings that run like top ropes through the anchors. These strings are used to pull your rope though the anchors so that each route may be top roped. If a string breaks or you want to lead the route, make sure you try and put the string back up. Another reason that these strings are here is because the top of the cliff is very crumbly, please do not top out completely.
The cracks here can be dangerous to lead on... The rock inside the cracks can be very brittle, so traditional pro can break the rock if you take a lead fall. that is why a lot of the cracks here might have bolts next to them.
By Michael Daignault
Jul 27, 2015
Anyone up for bouldering in waimea bay in Sept 8-13? I'll be flying in from Brooklyn for that time... message me!