This route ascends Haleakala from the beach near Kaupo (Maui) via the Kaupo and Sliding Sands trails. It's about 20 miles each way, and ascends 10,023 feet.
Hey everyone! I want to announce my intention to set a new round trip FKT for this route. I will be using support from my crew at the summit, so I will target the supported FKT, however I would like to break the unsupported FKT as well. I will make my attempt on Wednesday, May 2nd starting at the beach in between 5-6AM. I have had a great winter of training and I am very excited about going after this FKT! I will submit my trail report, photos/video, and .gpx data as soon as I can following my attempt. I look forward to any comments, input, or questions :-) I can't wait to do this route!!
Planning on attempting this route tomorrow, October 27th. Not had chance to recee the lower trail hopefully it’s not too overgrown.