Category Archives: Peak Bagging San Diego County

Hiking the San Diego Sierra Club’s Peak List (100 Highest)

Eastern Sierras – July 30-Aug 4, 2020

30 mile loop, 5 night backpack, South Lake, Bishop Pass, Dusy Basin, JMT, cross country Pot Luck Pass, Knapsack Pass, return Bishop Pass to South Lake with Patsy, Richard, and Afra,. Side trip to challenging Mt Sill, elevation 14,154 feet. … Continue reading

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San Gorgonio plus 10+1 – July 22-25, 2020

San Bernardino Eleven Peaks plus 1 with Patsy, Richard, Afra, Beth, Trixie, myself 1. San Gorgonio Mountain 11,499 2. Jepson Peak 11,205 3. Anderson Peak 10,840 4. Charlton Peak 10,806 5. Little Charlton Peak 10,696 6. San Bernardino East Peak … Continue reading

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El Cajon Mountain – April 21, 2013

This was my first attempt at trail running with a group; in this case, the meetup group called Dirt Devils led by Sean. Several of the group are dedicated marathon plus runners. Much to my surprise I held my own … Continue reading

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Boucher Hill – April 17, 2013

This peak is better done on a mountain bike, given the assumption that peak bagging via car is, well, pretty darned lazy (Boucher Hill can be reached by vehicle). I started the 20.5 mile round trip at the Pauma School … Continue reading

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Morena Butte and Los Pinos – April 12, 2013

This solo hike/bike took me first to Morena Butte starting at the Lake Morena County Park. I biked 2.5 miles along the dirt road and Morena Butte Trail then ditched my bike at the PCT and walked the remaining 1.5 … Continue reading

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Black Mountain #1 – April 10, 2013

Hiking solo forces you to pay attention and be a stickler for details. I started this hike on the wrong forestry road due to conflicting directions to the start. Fortunately I loaded Bob Burd’s map onto my gps and realized … Continue reading

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Mt Woodson – April 7, 2013

Herd path. Need I say more? Bob, Dom and I took the road less traveled to Mount Woodson peak from Lake Poway. Less traveled still means a human highway; just not as busy as the route from Hwy 67 which … Continue reading

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Pine Mountain – April 3, 2013

I’ll call this hike “Pine Mountain – The Long Way”. My 11 mile hike began with a group of about 17 associated with the Walkabout organization near Pine Valley. I might need to correct some road/trail names but my first … Continue reading

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Oakzanita and Stonewall Peaks – March 24, 2013

Total 10 mile hike first to Oakzanita Peak and then Stonewall Peak with the HPS of the Sierra Club. We had a nice view of Peak 5243 – another peak for the San Diego 100 highest. Stonewall was very cool … Continue reading

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Black Mountain #2 – March 21, 2013

I’ve been to the top of Black Mountain many times but never recorded the date. I chose a longer and more interesting route for this trip where I started from a trailhead on Carmel Mountain Rd at Via Rimini. I … Continue reading

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