The majority of climbing on Oahu is sport climbing and bouldering. The Mokuleia Wall hosts Hawaii's largest crag with nearly 55 routes on one wall, and The Arch hosts Hawaii's largest bouldering area. Most other bouldering areas are spread around the island. Makapu'u is a good option for brand new climbers or those looking for short, easy routes. All crags on Oahu offer a 365-day per year climbing season. The climbing at Mokuleia Wall is probably better than you think, and good enough to have had routes featured in a few major climbing magazines over the years.
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Weather station 1.8 miles from here
110 Total Routes
['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',41],['2 Stars',41],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',2]
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Rainy Wish 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Hawaii
: Mokuleia Wall
This route is about 20' left of Trinity, and right at the base of the trail. Follow a thin crack on the bottom to a flake in the middle. Hug the flake, clipping the bolts on the right, then stand on the flake for a nice shake-out. Clip the 6th and get ready for the crux. There are two ways to do the crux. Shorter people typically go straight up the face, right over the flake, and most others follow the crack left onto the steep slab. The 7th bolt is a bit tricky to clip and it's not a bad idea t...[more] Browse More Classics in Hawaii
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Matt Nelson
From: Pueblo, CO
Jun 6, 2009
Almost all of the routes at the Mokuleia Wall have strings that run like top ropes through the anchors. These strings are used to pull your rope though the anchors so that each route may be top roped. If a string breaks or you want to lead the route, make sure you try and put the string back up. Another reason that these strings are here is because the top of the cliff is very crumbly, please do not top out completely.
The cracks here can be dangerous to lead on... The rock inside the cracks can be very brittle, so traditional pro can break the rock if you take a lead fall. that is why a lot of the cracks here might have bolts next to them.