Rose Peak Hike Logs

Are you taking the NorCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Rose Peak SNOW!

Peak Summited2019 Rose PeakType of HikeDay hikeTrailheadDel ValleRoad ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehiclesBug StatusNo bugsSnow ConditionsSnowfields to cross - could be difficultTrail ConditionsObstacles on trailHike 5/52 SNOW!! On Rose Peak! Wanted to do a snow hike today and morning weather played very nicely until the afternoon storm picked up throwing snow sideways. Downed trees here […]
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Rose Peak 🌹

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailhead12Very chilly hike to the top!
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All the Roses Froze

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunolGroupSoloIt might be because of the weather (I was dying of heat on Mt Diablo and Mt Sizer as well) but Rose Peak seemed to be quite easier to hike than these two! The hike was amazing; although the wind was so strong that it almost blew me off the hills! And, oh […]
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Rose Peak in the cold and rain

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadRose Valle RegionalGroupI hiked with two friends from Brewtrails hiking groupThe hike was foggy for the ascent and just as we reached the peak, it began to rain. It was pretty cold and you could not see to far around you. The last 9 miles was wet and cold but we are all […]
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I almost got blown off the mountain but I made it

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunolGroupSoloI decided to turn this last peak into a one-night backpacking trip, when I summitted in the morning, it was so windy, I was almost being blown over! It was a really nice hike and there was nobody else staying at any of the campgrounds, so it was a nice quiet night! I'll […]
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6 of 6

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunol Regional WildernessGroup360 Hikers groupDid this hike twice. First on Dec. 15 and the second on Dec. 30. Trail is wide open with minimal shade all the way to the summit. Very well marked. Relatively easy compared to Mt. Sizer if hiking during winter.
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Rose Peak from Sunol

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunol, via Little YosemiteGroupSimran, Anthony, Sam, PavlaWoot! This is my sixth of six, and my longest hike in about 10 years! The weather was great, and so were the hiking companions. We entered the park at 8AM, and exited at 5:30PM. (Official closing time, in the winter is 5:00, but we called ahead […]
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The toughest — but views are worth it

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunol Visitor's CenterThis is a great winter hike, when the sun is low and temperature is cool. I saw only a handful of people on the trail, all in the lower part between the trailhead and backpacker's camp. The climbs are not overly steep, but there is up-and-down the whole way, meaning you […]
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Rose Peak

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadRose peak from SunolGroupNoIt was long. It was Veterans Day. It was to prepare for next weekend mt. Langley climb.
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Smoked covered Rose Peak

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadDel Valle Regional ParkI completely agree with Jeff Hester “This is one tough hike.” Left before the sun was up and returned after sunset, but loved every minute of snagging a dozen or so geocaches, detouring to a dry Murietta Falls, and planting the Raiders flag at the summit.
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Just Rosy

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadDel Valle Visitor CenterAccording to literature, a “single rose is, in essence, a symbol of completion, of consummate achievement and perfection.” And so this was my last hike of the six. Yes, this is another big climb right out of the gate. 2,000 feet of climbing in the first 3 ½ miles will […]
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Epic End to the Six Pack Of Peaks

Peak SummitedRose PeakTrailheadSunol Wilderness12hrs and 19.2 miles later……. Rose Peak was crushed. 2 friends and I started this hike at around 9:20am from Sunol Wilderness and ended it at about 9:15pm with an extra fellow hiker who did not want to get caught in the dark by himself. This hike was definitely a journey. Although […]
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