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Areas in Hawaii

Hawaii (Big Island) 0 / 0 / 1 / 16 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Kauai 2 / 7 / 2 / 59 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 70
Lanai 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Maui 0 / 0 / 9 / 37 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 38
Oahu 16 / 50 / 20 / 54 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 128
Elevation: -1,805 ft
GPS: 21.167, -157.94 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Nathan Toothman on Dec 4, 2008
Admins: 20 kN

Hawaii Overview [Suggest Change]

Most of the established climbing in Hawaii is located on Oahu and Maui. Oahu has about 150 sport and trad climbs and about 250 boulder problems. Maui has about 50 sport climbs and a few bouldering areas. Climbing on Maui is still somewhat new, but the developers have been hard at work establishing new lines monthly.

The other islands have limited to no established climbing.

253 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Hawaii

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B PG13
 5
Timmy's Tick
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 39
Dr. Hook
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 40
Pig Tree
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 36
Beat the Burn
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 27
Route 9
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 37
Spice of Life
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 26
Dragon's Breath
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 29
Rainy Wish
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 17
Fusion
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Torpedoed Youth
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 15
Copper Dragon
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Mission Nearly Impossible
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 19
Weenie Roast
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Slice of Death
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 10
Insecticide
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Timmy's Tick Oahu > Arch
 5
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Dr. Hook Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 39
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Sport
Pig Tree Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 40
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Beat the Burn Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 36
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Route 9 Oahu > Makapu'u Point
 27
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Spice of Life Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 37
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Dragon's Breath Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 26
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Rainy Wish Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 29
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Fusion Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 17
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Torpedoed Youth Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Copper Dragon Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 15
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Mission Nearly Impossible Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Weenie Roast Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 19
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Slice of Death Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 10
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Insecticide Oahu > Mokule'ia Wall
 10
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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Chad Umbel
Las Vegas, NV
Chad Umbel   Las Vegas, NV
Looking for a local climber to give the rad local tour. I am a longtime guide and climber and I'm gonna be in Oahu for 10 tens starting the 18th. don't care what grade. I'll buy the beer and dinner. Dec 17, 2008
Luke W.
Prescott
Luke W.   Prescott
How do I add a new area for Hawaii? Jan 22, 2009
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
Because someone put routes under Hawaii rather than under an area under Hawaii, that made Hawaii a crag, not and area- so the DB is out of whack.

Write the area admin and have them put a TBD area in to move the routes under, then Hawaii will become an area with sub-areas (like Islands and then crags) to be added as per your wish.

In this case, it's Andy Laakman. I've sent him a note. Jan 22, 2009
Luke W.
Prescott
Luke W.   Prescott
sounds good, im planning a trip in march and have a couple areas scoped out. hopefully its not all choss. Jan 23, 2009
Maria
San Francisco
Maria   San Francisco
I'll be in Oahu next week (Nov 1-6) and looking to climb Mon, Wed, Fri.
I'm staying in Waikiki and looking for a ride to the Moke. Enjoys climbing anything up to 5.12+
Let me know if you'd like to climb together :)

Here's my trip on Skimble: skimble.com/trips/2274 Oct 30, 2009
Curt True
Colorado Springs, CO
Curt True   Colorado Springs, CO
Hey I'm headed out to Pearl city for the month of May. Anyone out there wanna climb? Apr 13, 2010
Skyler Holman
Orem,UT
Skyler Holman   Orem,UT
any climbing in kauai?? Aug 26, 2010
C Miller   CA  
Try these guys for some info - climbaloha.com/. Aug 26, 2010
Chad Umbel
Las Vegas, NV
Chad Umbel   Las Vegas, NV
Headed in on July 21st and will be in town until the 1st of August. Anyone wanting to get out contact me at chadumbel@gmail.com and I'll get back to u asap. Cheers. Jul 14, 2011
Hello,

I am from out of town and will be looking to get some climbing in during my visit. I will be on Oahu an available from 1/23-1/25.

Please let me know if anyone would be interested in climbing.

cheers,
Erin
856.296.9947
erin.rabe@gmail.com Jan 16, 2012
Hey guys,

I notice that the Big Island has a lot less development than some of the other islands. Can someone let me know if that is just because no one is posting about it or due to lack of rock? I'm considering moving there but the decision rests heavily upon me being able to dance on rocks. I don't need to know specifics, I just need to know if the potential is there. Thanks! Oct 13, 2014
20 kN    
There is no development there mostly due to a lack of rock. If you are a serious climber, the Big Island is not the place for you. Oct 14, 2014
Clos
newhall
Clos   newhall
So is there any climbing on maui?? ill be going for 2weeks and wold really enjoy some time on the rocks. any help would be great, ill buy the beer and dinner, lunch, what ever. Thank you in advance. Oct 30, 2014
20 kN    
There is some climbing on Maui. Check the Maui section of MP for more info. Nov 27, 2014
Hi, my name is David and I from Austria. I'm staying on maui for November and most of December, I'd love to meet some local climbers here and go climbing indoors and outdoors. Would be great to make some friends here. I'm staying in kanapali. Cheers, david. Contact: info@davidmascha.com or (917) 294-0601 Nov 25, 2015

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