"Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul" is the current motto for the notorious capital of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which sits atop the Jackson Volcano. Located at the southern border of the Mississippi Delta, Jackson is the capital as well as the largest city in the Mississippi state. The total area of 277 km²/106.95 mi² was inhabited by the Choctaw Nation for thousands of years before European encounter.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Waihee Ridge Trail, Kahului, Hawaii USA
It’s also home to Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and the Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum, dedicated to Maui’s sugar industry. Kahului has its own major airport located in the North shore.
Waihee Ridge Trail is a 4.5 mi/7.2 km long (out and back), about three hours hike and starts from the end of Maluhia Road where you find a fence marking the trail head. Hiking through West Maui forest reserve, you walk through lush rainforest and you have the opportunity to admire spectacular views of valleys, the ocean and the Haleakala side of Maui.
The trail is for all skill levels, as long as you wear shoes with good grip because the path is slippery and muddy. It has an elevation gain of 1650 ft/502 m and it is very well marked. Hikers should wear bright colored clothes if it is hunting season and take a raincoat with you, because the weather is unpredictable.