Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea is a 13,796 ft / 4,205 m mountain peak in the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain Range in Hawaii, United States. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Hawaii and the 191st highest mountain in the United States. The nearest peaks are Mauna Kea, Pu‘uhaukea, Pu‘upoli‘ahu, Pu‘ukea, Pu‘uhau‘oki, and Pu‘ulilinoe. Mauna Kea belongs to the US State High Points peak list. See the Mauna Kea map, 3D fly around, and the Mauna Kea photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mauna Kea SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by catamount

28 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Feb 1, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Summit Road, Trail from Onizuka Visitor Center and Standard Route.

Others who’ve claimed Mauna Kea

  • chris
  • jonatron
  • xpda
  • StoneMan
  • Pipeloentje
  • Rubi_boots
  • frank.cochrun
  • mtndeb
  • marianadekock

Routes Used trails & approaches

43% Summit Road

26% Trail from Onizuka Visitor Center

13% Standard Route

10% Road walk

3% Summit Road with Hawaii Forest and Trails

3% Summit Road to 9000 feet for sky viewing


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13,796 ft / 4,205 m


13,796 ft / 4,205 m

Height Rank Range

Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain


Hawaii, United States

Claimed by

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  • catamount
  • chris
  • jonatron
  • xpda
  • arod
  • StoneMan
  • deezy456
  • SDHiker
  • Pipeloentje
  • croyle
  • Rubi_boots
  • NicknRita

Nearest peaks see on map »