Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Have You Ever Wondered?

What it would be like to bike up Mauna Kea? Did you know that Hawaii is the highest mountain on earth, if you use the starting point of the ocean floor? If you are swimming at the pier, it is 13,796 feet down to the ocean floor, and over 17,000 feet up to the top of Hawaii.

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to travel up to the volcano, or bike up there -
just click here for a first hand account, so you can put your curiosity to rest. You can also click here or the video below or here or a short video tour of the climb.

Photo below: Post-earthquake clearing work continues on Queen K on the way to Hawi. ~