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Emergency Repairs to Mount ‘Alava Trail and Road

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Date: January 28, 2015
Contact: Michael Larson, 684 633-7082 ext 20

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa—Due to erosion issues, emergency repairs are in progress along the Mount ‘Alava trail and road for the next few weeks. Large equipment and vehicles will be present along the trail and road during this time. The public is advised to watch for approaching vehicles and to use extra caution when in the proximity of heavy machinery. Hikers are also urged to follow the directions of workers. Footwear with good traction is highly recommended due to wet and muddy conditions.

Mount ‘Alava Stairs Near Summit Reopens
The stairs near the summit of Mount ‘Alava are repaired and reopened to hikers. The repairs corrected rust and breakage issues to the stairs.

The national park maintains the Mount ‘Alava Trail to provide local residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy and experience American Samoa’s unique tropical rainforests, fruit bats, and native birds.

For more information call 633-7082, ext. 22, email, or go to

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Last updated: March 19, 2018

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