Tag Archive: Kauai hiking

So you’re going to Kauai? Read this first.

The new 21st anniversary edition of Kauai Trailblazer is now available on Amazon.  Check it out here. Trailblazer Guides are geared toward independent travelers who have a sense of adventure. The books cover all the well-known… Continue reading

Kauai’s Sleeping Giant is no yawner

The signature landmark on Kauai’s Coconut Coast (the east shore) is Nounou Mountain, known as the ‘Sleeping Giant,’ since its ridge looks like the face of a rather large warrior in repose. Hikers… Continue reading

The Kalalau: 500 hikers a day

Popular for good reason, the 11 mile Kalalau Trail along the Napali Coast in Kauai attracts every level of hiker from babies (in backpacks) to grannies. All stumble up the precarious first couple… Continue reading

Hiking Kauai: the real deal

  From my iphonography files, just after it rained on a lush trail in Kauai’s interior. Bike it, hike it, a ten on my fun-o-meter. Directions in your Kauai Trailblazer guide.

Swamped on Kauai

At the top of Waimea Canyon there is a trail to Alikai Swamp that is bound to get you muddy, enthralled, exhausted all at the same time. Highly recommended for independent adventurers of… Continue reading

A Kauai musical preview

Give a listen if you’re going to Kauai. Kauai Trailblazer is available on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com or direct from the publishers, Trailblazer Travel Books. Aloha!

Crawling Nualolo Cliff Trail

Most people think exploring Kauai’s roadless Napali (The Cliffs) coast means driving to the end of the road on the north shore and embarking on the 11-mile odyssey that is the Kalalau Valley… Continue reading

Kauai Trailblazer, the book to guide you everywhere

Before you jump on the jet to Kauai, buy the Kauai Trailblazer and use it as your detailed, day-to-day fun finder once you get to the island. KT has become “the bible” for… Continue reading