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Waimanu Valley Trip

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Backcountry in Volcano National Park
Halapē Trip 10-31-07 to 11-2-07


Getting Ready for the 7.7 mile 2,680 ft descent from Mau Loa O Mauna Ulu

Mauna Loa in the background


Gearing up

ʻōhelo berry

Windy start

On the Keauhou Trail!

Mary on the 1969 Mauna Ulu lava flow

Finally off the pahoehoe lava

Peak a boo view of ʻĀpua Point

My favorite picture, half moon within the ʻōhiʻa tree branches

Distant view of Halapē

The finger pointing at the moon is not the moon

Distant view of Halapē

Volcanic gas from Puʻu ʻOʻo (ʻĀpua Point)

Mary hiking towards Halapē (by small rock island)

Mary hiking, Mauna Ulu 1969-1974 lava flows cascading down the pali

Trail marker, 4.8 miles completed, time for lunch!

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