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

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 "depressions", formed in bedrock...

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. [button link=""...

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. R.E.I is...

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 about 8...

Mt Whitney : Climbing the tallest mountain in the lower 48.

Mt Whitney : Climbing the tallest mountain in the lower 48.

This past weekend ( July 10th, and 11th ) I finally got a chance to climb Mt Whitey. I tried to climb this mountain 2 years ago and between the "Government Shutdown", and then unexpected level of snow my friends and I only made it to the 12,000 foot level, which is...

Heat Exhaustion & Heatstroke

Its that time of year again. Summer is here, and with it the heat. San Diego is a wonderful place to hike, there are so many hiking trails to chose from and so many different types of terrain and climates. There can be such a difference in...

Blue Sky Reserve to Ramona Dam

Blue Sky Reserve to Ramona Dam

A week or two ago I had the chance to head up to Ramona Dam during the week when there where not to many people on the trail and I could get a little me time with the hiking boots. Some one had wrote into me and suggested this as a easy to moderate hike for people and...

Cuyamaca Peak

Cuyamaca Peak

This past weekend I decided to take my hiking group up to Cuyamaca Peak, in all the time I've been hiking I had yet to get up to Cuyamaca Peak. I thought I was taking everyone out for a miserable experience as we headed east on the 8 and started hitting rain before...