Mount Olympus trek into the clouds

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Taking a break at Inspiration Rock, along the Wa’ahila Ridge Trail on the way up to Awaawaloa, better known as Mount Olympus.

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Manoa Valley with Waikiki in the background.

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A small rainbow over the valley.

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Diamond Head, rear left, and Waikiki at right.

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Still a long way to go.

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Trail is still very clear and strong.

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It keeps going.

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Reaching the cloud level.

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A nice view of Ka’au Crater, a tuff cone above Palolo Valley.  The center is basically a high elevation swamp.

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Into the clouds.  Almost there.

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The other side of the Koolaus.  Triple peaks of Mount Olomana below, flanked by Kailua and Kaneohe.

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