Mount Alava, Pago Pago

4.6
#2 of 12 in Parks in American Samoa
Both challenging and rewarding, Mount Alava treats adventurous hikers with sweeping views, crisp mountain air, and lush green scenery. The climb takes visitors over verdan hills and up steep metal ladders, all the way to a lookout spot offering vistas of the beach down below. Be sure to come prepared with plenty of water, snacks, and footwear suitable for uneven terrain. To save your energy for the steep hike, drive or take the bus to the base of the mountain. Put Mount Alava into our Pago Pago trip tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Pago Pago.
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  • Going early in the morning is the key to this hike! Amazing views and the air is cool in the am. Enjoyed our group hike and it was fun with the locals, showing every point from the top!  more »
  • Hiking to Mt. Alava provides a ridge-based view of both sides of the island and an inimitable descent-- either the way you came through a pleasant forest, or a descent of almost 700 "stairs" that are ...  more »
  • We loved this hike. The road up to Fagasa Pass is steeper than anything on the trail, so even in the hot, humid weather common in American Samoa, it was on the easy side for somebody used to 10 mile h...  more »

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