Signing off 2021 at Sitton Peak

Peak Summited2021 Sitton Peak
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadBear Canyon
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Sitton Peak was the last hike in the challenge. After having failed to get to the trailhead a couple of weeks ago due to road closure, I decided to hike Sitton Peak and complete the Socal Six Pack of Peaks challenge. After days of rain, today was a perfect day to hike. Made it to the parking lot across the Candy Store around 10.00 AM. It was sunny with clear skies. Unfortunately I took the wrong trail (loop trail) and after about 2 miles I was told I was heading the wrong direction and had to retrace back to the parking lot. After checking at the Candy Store and the map outside I finally got onto the right trail. The trail was wet but was not an issue to hike with my hiking boots. As I was nearing the top the clouds started rolling in. I was the last one at the summit and it got cold. After a few pictures and a chat with a couple who were also doing this as part of the challenge, I started to head back. The views from the top were stunning. It took me a little less than 4 hrs to complete the hike. It definitely is a nice hike and I highly recommend it.


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