Peaks

Sunset Peak Trail Guide: 2 Routes + Maps & Directions

Sunset Peak Trail Guide: 2 Routes + Maps & Directions

Distance  7.2 MilesTime 3.5 HrsDifficulty  Moderate Season All Year Elevation Gain 1281 Ft Dogs allowed on a leash Out & Back Trail No Restrooms available You can't go wrong with a trail in the Mt Baldy area. Lower temperatures, possible snow, and amazing views....

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Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Distance  3 Miles Time 1.5 HrsDifficulty  ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 908 Ft Dogs allowed on a leash Out & Back Trail Restrooms  Available at The Trailhead Ready for a quick adventure to a sunny peak in the San Carlos neighborhood? If so, I have just the...

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San Gabriel Peak Hiking Trail Via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak Hiking Trail Via Eaton Saddle

Distance 2.8 MilesTime~1-1.5 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeasonAll YearElevation Gain971+ FtExperience breathtaking birds-eye views of various local sites of interest, such as Mount Wilson and Mount Lowe Peak, atop San Gabriel Peak. San Gabriel Peak is a moderate-level,...

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Cuyamaca Peak: San Diego Winter Wonderland

Cuyamaca Peak: San Diego Winter Wonderland

Distance 7.7 MilesTime~4 HrsDifficulty HardSeasonAll YearElevation Gain1,833 FtCuyamaca Peak via the Azalea Glen Trail is a 7.7 round trip mile hike beginning at the Paso Picacho campground in an oak woodland forest. The trail offers the opportunity to experience an...

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Mt Rubidoux Trail: 360 Aerial Views of Giant Cross

Mt Rubidoux Trail: 360 Aerial Views of Giant Cross

Distance  2.7 MilesTime ~2 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 393 FtMount Rubidoux Trail is a 2.7-mile hike in the city of Riverside, California. It's an easy hike with only 393 feet of elevation gain. The Peace Bridge and cross at the summit are relics...

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Kwaay Paay Peak Trail: A Hike with Panoramic Views

Kwaay Paay Peak Trail: A Hike with Panoramic Views

Distance 2.3 Miles Time ~1.5 HrsDifficulty ModerateElevation Gain 875 ftSeason All YearBathrooms No Kwaay Paay Peak is a 2.3-mile trail located in Mission Trails Regional Park near Santee, California. It's considered to be a moderate hike because of steep inclines....

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Stonewall Peak: Breathtaking Panoramic Views

Stonewall Peak: Breathtaking Panoramic Views

Distance  3.9 MilesTime ~2 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 830 FtStonewall Peak is a 3.9 mile, roundtrip, hike in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park near Julian, California. It has a total elevation of 5,730 feet, with an elevation gain of 830 feet, and takes...

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Mount Lowe Hike: Wander to A Peak Above the Clouds

Mount Lowe Hike: Wander to A Peak Above the Clouds

Distance  3.2 MilesTime ~1.5 HrsDifficulty Easy - ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 295 FtDid you know you can view the valley from an altitude of 5,604 feet as well as amazing sunset views of Mount Wilson, Mount Baldy, and Los Angeles? Visit Mount Lowe peak for...

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Castle Rock Trail: Fun Hike at Big Bear Lake

Castle Rock Trail: Fun Hike at Big Bear Lake

Distance 2.6 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty Easy-ModerateSeasonAll YearElevation Gain600+ FtCastle Rock Trail in Big Bear, California,  is a 2.6 mile hike that is heavily trafficked. The peak allows for an elevation gain of 600 feet, or more, with views of the entire Big...

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