White-out fog, lashing rain, ice storms, intense high-altitude sunshine followed by hypothermia-inducing drops in temperature -- if all this weather mayhem sounds like your kind of outdoor adventure, check out what advice our sister blog, Top Trails: Hiking on Maui, has for hiking and backpacking in the summit wilderness atop Maui's iconic volcano inside Haleakala National Park.
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Photo credit: Haleakala National Park (Michael Connolly Jr.)