Day Hikes on Maui is a guide to 55 great hikes around this island's coastline and atop its breathtaking mountains. Explore world-class beaches, dormant volcanoes, waterfalls, lava flows, cascading swimming holes, steep canyons and the jagged coastline. Easy to moderately strenuous hikes accommodate all levels of experience. Ample maps and clear directions ensure a memorable hike. (5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 128 pages, maps)
About the Author
Robert Stone grew up hiking and backpacking in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California. As a boy he learned and practiced the basics of wilderness survival and low impact camping. Robert has lived in the Rocky Mountains of Montana since the late 1970s. When he is not traveling, he continues to horsepack and hike extensively throughout Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the Beartooth Mountains. His love of travel and deep interest in the outdoors led Robert to work on hiking guides year-round as a writer, photographer, and publisher. He has hiked every trail in every Day Hikes book.
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From tropical gardens to beaches backed by silvery waterfalls, Day Hikes on Maui includes some of the best scenery found in the Hawaiian Islands. These hikes will let you experience Maui's unique geography that includes sea caves, blow holes, rain forests, freshwater swimming pools, a multitude of waterfalls, and beaches protected by jutting peninsulas. View the Hawaiian Islands from atop the 10,000-foot Haleakala crater, or drive the road to Hana, which winds around 600 curves and over 50 bridges. Hikes include both tourist areas and remote, out-of-the-way day trips. Ample maps and clear directions ensure a memorable hike.