Mt Woodson and Potato Chip Rock

Distance : 7.5 miles.

Elevation Gain: about 2000 feet.

Time to complete: 2.5 – 4 hours depending on your fitness levels

Difficulty: Hard

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Stonewall Peak Hike

Distance: 5.8 miles on loop, 4.2 miles if you go up and back the switch backs.

Elevation Gain and loss : 823 feet  

Time to complete: 2-3  hours

Difficulty: Easy

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El Cajon Mountain Hike

Distance: 12-14 miles.  

Elevation Gain: 4100 feet

Time to complete: 6 -7 hours

Difficulty: Severe

 

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Mortero Palms to the Goat Canyon Train Trestle Bridge

Distance: 6.5 miles .

Elevation Gain: 1500 feet.  

Time to complete: 5-6 hours

Difficulty: Hard

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Palomar Mountain Hike

Distance: 9  Miles.  

Elevation Gain: 1300 Feet.

Difficulty : Moderate.

Time to complete: About 4 hours or so.

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Recent Hikes In My Blog

Hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats

Hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats

Recently I went hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats with a hiking group from San Diego. As much as I love hiking in San Diego County I love seeing a change of scenery once in a while and this hike did not disappoint. This hike has a lot of interesting history...
2016 Climb for Heroes Report.

2016 Climb for Heroes Report.

2016 was another great year for the “Climb for Heroes” event. So far the event has raised close to $120K to help these wounded veterans in expeditions around the world to reach some of the highest peaks. Today USMC SSGT Charlie Linville is on his way to...
Hiking Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

Hiking Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

I decided to head out of the San Diego area this past weekend and try the Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak Trail. This is a 15 Mile trail up to the top of what is typicallly called the “Saddle Back” in orange county because of how it looks like a saddle...
Climb  for Heroes 2016

Climb for Heroes 2016

Climb for Heroes is coming April 3rd 2016. This is the 4th year this charity event has been held on Mt Baldy. The event is a 12 mile round trip hike from the MT Baldy Ski Area up to the top of Mt Baldy at 10,034 feet. The event is being held to raise money to send...
Exploring Slot Canyons in Anza Borrego

Exploring Slot Canyons in Anza Borrego

Taking advantage of the cooler weather before it starts to heat up in our local deserts I decided to head out to Anza Borrego and check out one its many slot canyons. The “Sheep Tanks” are Tinajas ( a term meaning “surface pockets” or...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to my readers. The good folks over at Eartheasy where kind enough to provide me a sample of the Lifestraw Mission to review. Check out the review of the Lifestraw Mission Here. Lifestraw Mission...
OptOutside San Diego

OptOutside San Diego

Hi Everyone It’s that time of year again, the holidays are here, and the official shopping season starts as soon as you put down your turkey infused fork and knife from your Thanksgiving feast. Now I didn’t come up with this idea, but what a great concept....
Hiking Fuller Ridge Trail to San Jacinto Peak

Hiking Fuller Ridge Trail to San Jacinto Peak

I took a hiking group up this hike last weekend and while I have been looking forward to trying this hike I do have to say that its exhausting. I woke up at 5 am to go meet my group and drive the 2 – 2.5 hours up to Idyllwild and get our permit before driving...