Lawson Peak

Lawson Peak Hike

The hike along the fire road leading to Lawson Peak is really just the price of admission. The real adventure begins when you reach the base of the peak and begin your scramble for the summit. If it’s a challenge you’re looking for, it’s a challenge you’ll find at Lawson Peak

Lawson Peak trail info.

  • Distance: 4.5 miles (round trip)
  • Hiking time: 3 hours
  • Type: Out and back
  • Elevation gain: 1000’
  • Difficulty: 7/10 (bushwhacking, rock climbing, scrambling)
  • Elevation: 3664’
  • Rank on 100 peaks list: 56/100
  • Usage: Hiking, Trail running, Mountain biking, Backpacking, Dogs allowed
  • When to go: Spring, Fall, Winter
  • Permits Required: Backcountry camping
  • Agency: USDA Forest Service – Cleveland National Forest

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Robb Keele

Robb Keele

Robb is a native San Diegan and avid hiker, backpacker, picture taker and 52 Hike Challenger. He created Getgo Outdoors with the goal of giving back to the outdoor community and inspiring others to get outdoors.
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