Manana "Corner" Windward (first ascent)

By Nandor Szotak - December 5, 2020 "Steve are you hiking tomorrow?" "No, I don't have any plans. Why?" "I am thinking of doing something...

The Wailau Experience

By Patrick Rorie Thursday, July 23, 2020 "Wailau here we come!!!" On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, five intrepid backpackers (Nandor...

Windward Olympus

By Nandor Szotak - May 2nd 2020 I didn't do a new, exciting so called extreme hike for a while. I was more occupied with peak bagging,...

Climbing Eleao Windward

By Nandor Szotak - June 1st 2019 It was a long time in plan to climb up Eleao Windward, but as usual, life happened, so I had no time to...

True Manamana

By Nandor Szotak - April 16th 2019 Climbing the 1600 feet tall Pu'u Manamana (True Manamana) was on my list for a long time. This peak...

Climbing Bolohead Ridge

By Nandor Szotak - January 12th 2019 An intense day up a gnarly, narrow, crumbly ridge to the tallest peak on the island, combined with a...

Kalahaku Teeth to Waimalu Middle Ridge

by Nandor Szotak August 19th 2018 A long journey up on one of Oahu's less traveled ridge line. After finishing all my KST sections, and...