Featured photo of Haleakala

Haleakalä is a beautiful Volcano on the island of Maui. Sunrise from the summit is well worth being there so early for. Don't forget warm clothes however, expect 20-30 degree morning temps all year long.

Elevation (feet): 11,500
Elevation (meters): 3,505
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: Hawaii
Latitude: 20.7047
Longitude: -156.177
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: approx 600ad
First successful climber(s): Early tahitians
Nearest major airport: Kahului
Convenient Center: Kahului

Thanks to Juston for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 3 trip reports for Haleakala.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #11986 - by Paul and Sarah Stone on Feb 22, 2002
    We "climbed" this volcano in our Buick Skylark. Very treacherous with all the curves up the hill. Well, not too treacherous. If you go, be sure to look out for the bicyclists coming down...
  • Log #11987 - by James D. Booth on May 28, 2001
    A high school drop-out from Indiana climbed his first volcanic peak
  • Log #11988 - by Juston on Dec 14, 1999
    Everyone tells you to be on the summitt at sunrise and it is WELL WORTH IT!!! The view of the sun rising unobstructed from out of the ocean can't be found anywhere else in the world. The view from...