Distance: 7.2 miles | Hiking time: 4-5 hours | Difficulty: 7/10 | More trail info. When I started my journey of hiking San Diego’s 100 highest peaks, I was
Distance: 4 miles | Hiking time: 2.5 hours | Difficulty: 5/10
Stonewall Peak sits just outside Paso Picacho Campground in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. The trail to the summit is a well maintained series of switchbacks that gradually ascends the western face of the mountain. This is a quick, relatively easy hike with outstanding views that stretch north as far as the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains.
Distance: 11 miles | Hiking time: 5-6 hours | Difficulty: 8/10
Frequently described as being, “the toughest hiking trail in San Diego,” El Cajon Mountain hiking trail is well-known for its relentless elevation changes and remarkable 360 degree views from the summit. Also known as “El Capitan” or simply “El Cap,” El Cajon Mountain is a beast of a hike that challenges your will and tempts your spirit.
Distance: 4.5 miles | Hiking time: 3 hours | Difficulty: 7/10 | More info. The hike to Lawson Peak is the type of hike you
Distance: 11 miles | Hiking time: 5-6 hours | Difficulty: 8/10 | More info. El Cajon Mountain, a.k.a. El Capitan, is one of San Diego’s
For most people, El Capitan in Yosemite National Park is a sight to behold and photograph from a distance. But for a few fearless climbers,