Agua Tibia Mountain

Agua Tibia Mountain and its encompassing wilderness lies on the northwest extremity of the Palomar Mountains. This remote and unspoiled preserve presents some of the wildest and most remote landscapes in all of San Diego County.Distance: 20.8 MilesElevation Gained: 4,100'Difficulty: MasochisticTime: 8:40Critters: Rabbits, quail, hawksAgua Tibia Loop - Find the best Hiking in California there …

The Best Hikes in San Diego

About one year ago, I posted this blog to showcase what I think are the best hikes in San Diego. Since then, I've experienced more and changed my mind a few times, thus necessitating some updates. This updated version features ten more hikes, ranked in a purely subjective way. You may consider this a resource …

Boney Mountain

Big Sycamore Canyon Fire Road - Serrano Canyon Trail - Serrano Valley Trail - Backbone Trail - Chamberlain Trail - Old Boney TrailDistance: 22 milesElevation gained: 3,100'Difficulty: MasochisticTime: 8:25, including 30 minutes worth of breaks Critters: Feral parrots, hawks, two deerPros:- Experiences every ecosystem in the Santa Monicas, excluding valley oak woodlands.- Expansive views of …

High Point

High Point Truck Trail - Palomar Divide Trail - High Point Lookout TrailDistance: 22.1 Miles (+1 mile)Elevation gained: 4,000'Time: 8:30Difficulty: MasochisticCritters: none to speak ofPros: - Epic views of mountains in Riverside, San Diego,┬áLos Angeles, and Orange Counties, including San Gorgonio, San Jacinto, Baldy, Santiago Peak, Cuyamaca Peak, Laguna Mountains, Hot Springs Peak- Tremendous sense …

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