COVID/Social Distancing Hike #1

Not a bad hike if you don’t make numerous wrong turns and double back on yourself! Definitely use Gaia GPS or All Trails Maps to…

CuyaBigMaca Peak

Hiked with a slower-paced friend of mine…put some 5 (or 10?) pound ankle weights on, as I knew it wouldn’t be that challenging for an…

Cuyamaca Peak

I finally finished my San Diego Six! Cuyamaca was the last on that list and I got out to an early start Sunday morning due…

A Peak in the Clouds

We loved this hike. We followed the Azalea Loop Trail past Azalea Springs, then kept following signs to “lookout” and “peak”. Weather was nice and…

Cuyamaca “sunset”

I arrived at the campground parking around 4:30 pm in an attempt to catch the sunset at the peak. It was $10 to park. I…

Closed Peak

The trail to the peak was closed, so I made it to the point considered close enough. I plan to return this summer to officially…

Cuyamaca – still off limits

On check-in,  State Park Rangers confirmed that the fire road, and all approaches, to summit of Cuyamaca are still closed to the public. Went as…

Cuyamaca trail stomp

14 miles from the turnout next to green valley falls campground. Hiked to the monument trail/west mesa trail, then up we went.  When we got…

Little Squish’s First six pack: Cuyamaca

Little Squish conquered his longest hike yesterday; Cuyamaca Peak via Arroyo Secco and Monument Trail.  The trail was absolutely gorgeous; started out on a little…

Cuyamaca peak

Loved this hike! Great trails ! Snow was fun to play with. That was a surprise.  With sunshine all the way!

Turkey…. fly?

Peak # 5 Hiked Stonewall Peak with friends in the morning before hiking Cuyamaca by myself at noon. With the road/trail closure I used Los…

Mud and snow!

Saw woodpeckers, probably 40 wild turkeys, and 2 deer. Trail was ok for plain nike tennis shoes until Azalea Fire Road, then was covered in…

Cuyamaca Peak mud/snow/dirt

We took the Paved road up due to the fact we were hiking with dogs which are allowed, but only on the fire-road trial.  Azelea…

Cold cold Cuyamaca

Very cold and windy and Foggy at the top of the peak not visible for good pictures hike from azalea loop and back down the…

Cuyamaca Peak

Azalea loop down through the service road. The fog was so thick it covered what I know to be a gorgeous view. Very cold and…

#4 ✅ SPOP CUYAMACA PEAK

Perfect weather on the trail today. Construction continues on the road up/down  but fortunately the workers allowed us to pass. We were delighted to see…

Cuyamaca Peak

We did a 2fer today Stonewall Peak and Cuyamaca Peak. The weather was absolutely perfect! Some snow patches at the summit of Cuyamaca.

2nd highest peak in SD

Supposedly this trail is closed for construction. Since we did not know this and drove all the way there, we decided to go anyway. Construction…

Cuyamaca Peak

Trail closed. Small patches of snow on side. Windy and chilly weather. First timer

Stonewalled on Cuyamaca

“What is to give light must endure burning” – Unknown. Stonewall & Cuyamaca Peaks doublebagged today, thus accomplishing Peak # 2 of the SoCal #sixpackofpeaks. Total…

Double day

Muddy trail…slip n slide at times. Yes, the peak is closed but you can get .4 miles feom the peak on the weekends.  Work crews…

Cuyamaca Peak

A very nice trail on the way up had some snow and ice. Going down the ice meltdown and converted into mud, lots of mud…

What the hike!

Hike 4 started in 30° around 7am wicked cold🥶 this hike was hard especially with the patches of slick snow on the trails but we…

Cuyamaca Peak

It’s quite a drive to San Diego’s second highest peak but an adventurous day with friends. Very chilly morning when we started at 7:30am 30+…

Lucky #2 – Cuyamaca Peak

**Late Log** Lucky #2 I had done Stone Wall back in Nov before I had even read anything about the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge.…

Cayamaca Sweet Talk to Summit

In starting the 2020 sixpack challenge, I knew I wanted to see some of the new San Diego Peaks.  I invited a few friends and…

Cuyamaca Peak

This peak has been closed due to some construction work but luckily the workers allowed us to pass through and we were able to submit…

Cuyamaca Peak

All trails to the top are closed; we hiked until we ran into construction workers who graciously let us pass. Looks like they’re installing an…

Cuyacama

The rangers told us trail was closed due to construction on the trail they let you walk by if you flag them down