South Fortuna Peak

South Fortuna Peak hike

South Fortuna Trail is best known for the wooden stairs that lead you up the final ascent to the summit, but there’s so much more to love about this trail. If you’re in search of a fun and diverse hike with an abundance of scenery and a few worthy challenges, then the hike to South Fortuna Peak will not disappoint. Oh, and did I mention that the views from the summit of South Fortuna Peak are spectacular?

Note: The hiking distance and time estimates are based on a round trip hike following the South Fortuna Trail route from the trailhead. There are a variety of options available for hiking out and back, so your actual distance and time may vary accordingly.

South Fortuna Peak trail info.

  • Distance: 4.5 miles (round trip)
  • Hiking time: 3 hours
  • Type: Out and back
  • Elevation gain: 1400’
  • Difficulty: 6/10 (distance)
  • Usage: Hiking, Trail running, Dogs allowed
  • When to go: Spring, Fall, Winter
  • Agency: Mission Trails Regional Park

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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.
Robb Keele

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