Mauna Kea

  • Mauna Kea
  • 4205 m.
  • On Hawaii
  • Highest in Hawaii
  • Climbed in September 1980


How to get there: This mountain is located on the island of Hawaii, also called "The Big Island". There are good (flight) connections with Honululu. There is a road all the way to the top.
Route description: If one parks at a lower elevation then the hike up the mountain is quite nice.
Comments: This mountain is the highest on earth if one measures from the base, that is, the flat (in this case bottom of the ocean) area surrounding the mountain. The mountain has a number of large telescopes on the summit.