Cuyamaca Peak

Standing at 6,512', Cuyamaca Peak is the second tallest peak in San Diego County. It also stands roughly in the geographic center of San Diego County, which means that the views in all directions are inclusive and spectacular. While most of its forest has been destroyed, a large patch close to the summit still persists, …

Blue Sky Ecological Reserve and Lake Poway

Distance: 7.6 MilesElevation Gained: 1,300'Difficulty: Moderately StrenuousTime: 2:45Critters: NonePros:- Sunset in August is a brilliant thingCons:- Heat in August sucks huevosDetails:So, last month, I actually failed to reach 100 miles of hiking for a month for the first time all year. Granted, I hiked 99.7 miles, which is hardly a cop-out. Yet, I looked at …