Earth - Allie Kelley
Olomana’s Third Peak

Olomana’s Third Peak

Ropes, muds, loose dirt, and two mountain peaks later I arrived at this point. Sitting on the edge of the second peak, I dangled my legs over the steep drop-off of another cliff to snap this shot. While the jagged, pointy ridge ahead looks like a trick to climb, the most difficult part of this trail began just below where I perched. The only way down is to trust yourself to ropes tied to broken tree roots and branches as you shimmy down the rock face. But the third peak, that unusual rock formation protruding from the ground, beckons hikers forward as they turn into tiny creatures scurrying up the landscape offering a spectacle for those on the earlier peaks and the occasional helicopter that swoops in for a closer look.

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