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4/4/21 13:17 Cuyamaca peak trail 14:40 Cuyamaca peak 15:51 Paso picacho campground parking lot  

4.3.21 Fifth Peak

Water Stream on Conejo Trail made today’s hike more enjoyable.

4.3.21 Fifth Peak

Water Stream on Conejo Trail made today’s hike more enjoyable.

Sunrise at cuyamaca

By one of the best hikes that I have done in San Diego county.  Great views and good workout.  Easy trail with a lot of…

Cuyamaca Peak Via Azalea Glen Loop

Great hike. In my opinion, the best views offered by a peak in San Diego. Took the Azalea Trail to Conejos Trail to the top.…

Cuyamaca Peak

Left from Paso Picacho Campground where we had stayed for the night.  The trail is a paved fire road, but is possible to take Azalea…

Cuyamaca Hike

Saturday is perfect weather day for hiking Cuyamaca Peak.  It’s a 7.7 miles hike with beautiful scenery.  We took longer trail with shades.

Beautiful day

Great hike second time here.  First time we went up the fire road, it was shorter and it was steep with no shade.

Kick your butt Cuyamaca

Doing the hike was intense, especially the last .5 miles. The scenery was awesome. Coming down the fire road was more steep but shorter and…

Cuyamecca

Beautiful weather and panoramic views! Trail conditions were good, not well marked. All Trails kept us on track 🤦🏻‍♂️. Wild Turkeys 🦃 (?) were on…

Cuyamaca Peak via Azalea Glen Loop

We took Azalea loop trial to the peak. It was beautiful! There was lots of shade and some patches of snow. There were some muddy…

Cuyamaca Peak

Nice trail, a bit overgrown in some spots.  Patchy snow still left but none on the trail.  Some muddy spots where snow melt was.  Beautiful…

Cuyamaca Peak

Hiked with two friends. No dogs allowed here. There were some smal snow patches. Beautiful trail and amazing view from the peak.

Cuy a MUCK a

Great hike, snow is melting and makes the trail like a stream. Wear waterproof boots. Very little snow left on the trail- really only a…

Perfect Day To Hike Cuyamaca Peak

It was a great day to get outside and hike Cuyamaca Peak.  The sun was shining and the weather was perfect for the hike.  The…

Beautiful views

Had a great hike. Took the Azalea Trail up and came down the fire Road. Trail up was beautiful with lots of running water, some…

Cuyamaca Peak with my girls

Beautiful trail on a beautiful day.  We started our trip on the Azalea Glen Loop Trail, connected to Conejos Trail, then came back down on…

Remnants of Winter Remain

We started with very chilly (no… cold) temperatures in the 30s. Beautiful crisp and clear day. Beware of chunks of ice and snow falling from…

Cold Early Start in Cuyamaca

Very cold start this morning at Paso Picacho campground.  Several patches of snow on the road and very icy in some spots so go down…

The wind is STRONG on Cuyamaca Peak

Arrived at the trail head around 9am and began the hike up the paved fire road near campsite 69.  The entire road is steep and…

Knocking me over

Hike started cold, partly cloudy and windy. We took the fire road up. It was steep and a bit of a grind. The wind was…

Rocky Cuyamaca Peak

Started around 10am and ended around 1pm. Had a nice long break at the top and enjoyed the views with a cold seltzer. Pretty rocky…

Cuyamaca Peak

This was an amazing hike ! I was so happy to still see snow on the trail. The snow melt sis make it tricky for…

#5 Slip and Slide Cuyamaca

This is a great hike. VERY muddy and slippery (icy). You will get to climb up a river over rocks. Very cool Be! Be careful…

#5 Slip and Slide Cuyamaca

This is a great hike. Bring microspikes. The path is muddy and icy. You will climb up a stream with rocks (this is part of…

Cascading Creeks at Cuayamaca Peak

Perfect weather – melting snow created a little creek cascading down the azalea glen trail. Was amazing. Snow on fire road with some icy parts…

Cuyamaca Peak!

It was gorgeous! Going up the trail is the best. Snow was melting and we hiked up a stream! Flowers everywhere!

Cuyamaca Peak

Snow covering the fire road in places, but not bad.

Cuyamaca Peak

This was our 2nd peak of the day. The first was Volcan. Cuyamaca was more of a challenge than Volcan, mainly due to the non-stop…

Cuyamaca via Azalea Glen Loop

12″-16″ snow covered most of the Azalea Glen Loop and the Conejo Trail making it a slow and deliberate climb. Taking the paved road back…

Snow and Ice Sun and Fun

Snow and ice covered the fire road from the bottom all the way to the summit. Had a wonderful experience hiking this road because the…

Ice and Snow Adventure

Awesome hike in the snow. Difficult because hidden ice patches.  Had a wonderful hike to the top. Couldn’t have been better.

Trotting up Cuyamaca

Great hike up Azalea glen trail, some snow in certain areas but nothing to hard. Beautiful hike!

Cuyamaca Peak

I started this hike by parking at Paso Picacho Campground. I arrived at 9am. The sun was shining and the temperature was in the mid…

Cuyamaca Peak

Parked in the day use section of Paso Picacho Campground and walked to the trailhead of Lookout Road. The entire path is paved, very easy…

2021 Cuyamaca Peak

First time here… New favorite in the list! You will not even notice that you are already climbing in the most part. Patches of snow…

Cuyamaca Peak

It was a bit chilly in the morning.    Nice trail until the fire road.  A little bit of snow left in the shady parts…

Cayamaca Bound

I got a late start this morning do to a temporary lack of motivation. I got to the trailhead just before 10 am and headed…

From Nice to BRRRR!

#4 Started in Paso Picacho campground and the weather was brisk, but nice. There was incredibly strong wind the night before so we prepared for…

Cuyamaca

Clear day beautiful views from the top

Cuyamaca

Loved the snow that was left on the ground. Not too hard.

Cuyamaca Peak

We took Azalea Glen Loop Trail. Trail is beautiful and well maintained. Sunny but wind at the top. ついでにStonewall Peakも登ってきた。スリル満点でした〜

2nd Peak of SPPC SD-Cuyamaca Peak

We had a little trouble finding the peak but with the help of fellow hikers we were able to finally find the rock scramble that…

Cuyamaca Peak

I took the fire road up and down this time. Clocked 6 miles. Fairly steep but not bad. Beautiful weather and views.

Cuy Cuyamaca

Didn’t have $10 cash so I used CC on the app, Park Pass & entered a code. The trail was great, definitely not 7.7 miles…

Cuyamaca #3- top was open!

We took the fire road up to the lookout and then Conejos Trail to Azalea Glen Loop.   The road to the top was open!…

Cuyamaca never disappoints!!

Chilly morning… Love these hiking days! not too many people on the trail for a Saturday. Pretty much an easy hike until you get to…

Cuyamaca Peak

Had a rough start and felt fatigued but that’s likely due to the fact I’d had my first COVID vaccine the day before. Nice day,…

2nd Highest Peak in SD

What a different experience from last year. I really enjoyed this year’s trek up to Cuyamaca Peak.  The weather was perfect and even found patches…

Wrong way up

We went up the fire road (not intentionally) but came down on the trail. The weather was beautiful and the company was great, as always!!…

A tale of two hikes

We parked at the park entrance and took the Lookout fire road up after walking through the campground. The road  is shorter but continuously steep…

Cuyamaca Peak

This was a challenging but very beautiful hike. Some snowy parts and some parts with a bit of bugs but not too unbearable. The view…

Cuyamaca mountain

Beautiful hike at some points difficult. Glad there was snow because I didn’t have enough water or food. View from top amazing.

Cuyamaca mountain

Beautiful hike at some points difficult. Glad there was snow because I didn’t have enough water or food. View from top amazing.

Cuyamaca Peak w/Monita the Husky

Great little hike to take my dog on. I guess at this point she is doing the whole thing with me. Since she’s done 2/6.…

Brrr…Its cold on Cuyamaca

A little snow and a little mud. Today there was a chilly wind which made it cold as you neared the peak and at the…

Cuyamaca Peak

The snow is gone, thank goodness. However, still very cold. The wind today was crazy! This time we found the sign 😊

Windy Cuyamaca Peak

Super windy today especially as we got closer to the summit. I definitely had to put my gloves on today. The views atop were worth…

#4 of 6 – Cuyamaca Peak

Started the hike at 7 am.  It was a chilly morning.  There was still a little bit of snow on the ground.  Wind warning in…

Cuyamaca Peak

This was a challenging but beautiful hike with some snowy parts. There was some bugs but not too unbearable. The view from the top was…

Cuyamaca Climb

Went up the fire road. Saw some big paw prints on the side of the road. Finding the fire road was surprisingly difficult. It’s near…

Crisp Cuyamaca

I’ve not done much cold weather hiking so I really enjoyed the crisp morning hiking to to Cuyamaca Peak.  We took Azalea Glen Loop, there…

Cuyamaca Azalea Bloody Mary

Paid $10 at entrance. Just a few other cars in the lot at 7am but more showing up every minute. Nice hike through the trees…

Cucu for Cuyamaca

Had no idea San Diego was this pretty! We took the longer forest route to the right and came down the fire road which was…

Cuyamaca Peak

It was a beautiful, sunny morning. It was very windy at the top. There is still some snow on the sides of the trail. I…

Cuyamaca Peak

Started the hike using Lookout Fire Road adjacent to campsite #69. Bathrooms right next to this start point. Paved road to the summit. Returned via…

Loop to Cuyamaca peak

We took the Azalea Glen loop.  Some snow ice and mud along the hike.  The Conejos Trail  had spectacular views.  Once we got above the…

Cuyamaca Quads

We hiked the peak via Azalea Glen loop. We went up Lookout Road and then down on the trails for the loop. Lookout Road is…

Cuyamaca Peak

Windy, freezing, some snow, but manageable. Nice views and not to crowded. Wonderful.

Cuyamaca “freezing” peak

Ok!! Idk what was going on with me this day!! For the first time I didn’t use all trails and didn’t research the trail…BIG MISTAKE!…

Cuyamaca Peak Hike

After a two week hiatus, we returned to the Six Pack of Peaks challenge. Slightly out of shaped and filled with Valentine candy, we took…

Cuyamaca Peak via Conejos Trail

I began this hike as I’ve done several times before, ascending the Fire Road to the summit.  Approximately 2.8 miles and 1,600 ft elevation gain,…

Slip sliding away on Cuyamaca Peak

We started out early and got ahead of the crowd.  Towards the top it very slippery in certain areas and cold.  But,  we loved it!…

Cuyamaca Peak: 1 down 5 to go

First hike of the 6. I could have potentially prepared better. The trail was muddy from melting snow. Some parts were walking through the snow…

Cuyamaca

It was nice to see snow on the hike. Made for some nice pictures!

Cuyamaca Peak

Great hike started in the cuyamaca campgrounds very beautiful and scenic saw different species of birds almost all the trail was paved and steep and…

Cuyamaca Peak

This was a paved fire road all the way up. There was some snow left over but the road was mostly cleared with only a…

Cuyamaca Peak

Clear, warm day. The fire road was cleared to about a half mile from the summit. Ice and slush on the road from the half…

Cuyamaca Peak

There was snow on the trail, and more as you go up. Plowing was in progress, and they let us pass ahead, so a small…

Cuyamaca Peak

Beautiful weather! We took the fire road trail. It was plowed for about 1/2 the way, but icy. The final 1/2 was completely snow covered.

Snowy Cuyamaca Peak

There was quite a bit of snow so it was slippery. The view was beautiful

Cuyamaca Peak

Started at Azalea Glen Trail Took Azalea Springs to Fire Road From Fire Road hit peak Took Fire Road back to parking lot

Psssssttt!.. We did a thing.

So much fun! Cuyamaca Peak is the second-highest peak in San Diego County at 6,512 ft. elevation.   We began our hike at the Azalea Glen…

SoCal six pack success

Started on lookout on 2/6. They were plowing it, so took azalea spring fire road to get away from the plows and on a quiet…

Cuyamaca Peak

Time: 3:15 hrs. Distance: 5.2 miles Scent: 1,616 feet

Cuyamaca Peak 🏔

Cuyamaca Peak is in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and there is an entry fee. It’s a steady uphill hike to summit. Logged 5.6 miles round…

CUYAMACA PEAK VIA AZALEA GLEN LOOP

Hicimos un circuito de 7.9 millas por Azalea Trail, el camino difícil por la cantidad de nieve, y las ramas de los árboles en las…

Cuyamaca – cold and stormy

Beautiful – snowing the whole time. Almost white out at the top. Not a lot of people, lots of uphill. Thoroughly enjoyed!

Cloudy on Cuyamaca…

Solo hike to Cuyamaca Peak. This is my first peak of 2021. Started along the trail under sunny skies with white, puffy clouds overhead. As…

Cuyamaca peak

Sunday 1/ 17/2021, my hubby and my self stared this hike at morning we went on fire road we summited and come back from conejo…

Birthday shenanigans

Went up for a friends birthday. The day was nice and clear, except for a few ice patches but nothing to crazy. You can see…

A little icy

There were patches of ice to be careful when crossing. It was quite slippery.

Cuyamaca Peak

1/15/2021. Lovely day to hike. Few patches of snow & icy spots, had to wear microspikes. Wind breaker came handy during the last mile or…

Conquered Cuyamaca Peak

Good hike to start the New Year! Encountered intermittent icy snow along the way… microspikes to the rescue! Once you’ve reached the Top be prepared…

Cuyamaca Peak

Our first hike for the 2021 San Diego 6-PoP Challenge and the the first hike of the day (2nd hike was Volcan Mtn to catch…

Cuyamaca Your Peak

Went up Fire Road because we couldn’t find the trailhead.  Even on the paved road there is lots of snow and ice making it slippery…

Cuyamaca

One of the best hikes I’ve done. The weather was perfect, the trail was well maintained and the scenic views were amazing. We did encounter…

Cuyamaca Peak

Peak 6/18 Midweek hiker and double peak kind of day with my bestie. Volcan mountain followed by Cuyamaca peak. Snow on fire road to summit.…

Slippery slope

Started at 7 am, off and on ice, microspikes helped

Cuyamaca fun

Cuyamaca peak As we started our journey we got lost to find the actual trail or road for that matter. We scramble here and there…

Slippery Hike to Cuyamaca Peak

It was a beautiful day to take on Cuyamaca Peak. The only thing that made it a little difficult was the patch of Snow Ice…

Cuyamaca

Busy trail today. Perfect hiking weather. The patches of snow weren’t too bad except one, icy. Needed to go slow and use poles. Several hikers…

Cuyamaca

Very slippery going to the peak, I fell once going up and once going down

Cuyamaca Peak

Morning hike with my Trail-sisters-and Girlsonahike  to Cuyamaca Peak. Started the hike through Azelea, Conejo trail. The road conditions were covered in snow most of…

Fun snow hike!

The weather was cold and slippery!! I learned the hard way no spikes! But it was very beautiful and cold at first then had to…

Two Fer Saturday!

From the loop up there was snow most of the way.  Saw lots of people hiking with out spikes and slipping on the ice.  If…

Cuyamaca Snow hike!

Winter Wonderland!! Love the sound of crunchy microspike steps👣Beautiful day with Trail Sisters!

Snowie cold Cuyamaca

Great morning , just snow and ice on trail very slippery for those with out crampons , beautiful and cold at the peak