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.
Book your plane tickets for Honolulu, Hawaii and come on out!
Weather station 0.5 miles from here
110 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',41],['2 Stars',39],['1 Star',18],['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
Follow the Veins 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
: Palolo Valley Crag
The bottom half is pretty quick, using the deep cracks. Once you are on top of that section, you reach for an undercling with your right hand, and then move your body far left and crimp the vein-like grooves running down the wall. Climb the upper slab using little parallel vertical edges for both hands. Wide reaches. Move feet up and then reach for slopers at the top, then top out. ...[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!