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boyblueFrom Montara SB  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 30, 2015


With my family (Matt and Nora). We topped out just barely above the marine layer after a foggy, but interesting hike. Did a couple of nearby bonus peaks as well.
Posted May 30, 2015 7:29 pm

Larry LavertyNorth Peak Access Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2015

Larry Laverty

Parked at the second, smaller easterly Montara Beach parking area, just room for a half dozen cars. Hiked up the North Peak Access Road to top, then back down to turnoff signed "To Pacifica, Linda Mar" hiked up this to 4-way junction, went left past bench and up to San Pedro Peak. Fog on Montara Mountain socked the route in about half way up with no more than 50 feet visible at the top.
Posted May 11, 2015 10:10 pm

ktoyamaFoggy Day at Montara Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2014
Good workout but it was foggy, thus not the best view from the peak.
Posted Dec 15, 2014 7:44 pm

BCLSan Pedro Valley County Park  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 22, 2013


From San Pedro Valley County Park. Nice views from the various summits.
Posted Dec 23, 2013 9:24 am

Noondueler3 peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2013


Went to the 2 main peaks with the towers and over to the west peak which has arguably the best views. Came up from Montara Beach regular route. Nice day, good clear views, lotta people coming and going.
Posted Nov 5, 2013 12:52 am

tyler4588Ran Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2013


Been running up every week, getting my time down a little bit each time.
Posted Mar 8, 2013 11:39 am

Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1992


Having grown-up 150 miles from the ocean, this one was a treat when I first moved here on a Sierra Club day trip.
Posted Dec 24, 2012 1:48 am

labglovesCool trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2012


I really enjoyed the coastal fauna on the Brooks Creek trail. Light clouds kept the temperature in check, but allowed for views.
Posted Sep 24, 2012 11:58 pm

trexkerryLonger driving than hiking  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2011
Looking to beat the heat so thought this would be good - and it was, the hike is fantastic but to drive over here from the far east bay is tough. Repeated the hike in 2012.
Posted Jul 29, 2012 4:25 pm

JaneGreat hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2012
Hiked to the top of North Peak from Montara State Beach. The views from the trail were great, but the summit was covered in fog. Here is a more detailed trip report:
Posted Jul 3, 2012 12:26 pm

Zefew times, nice ocean views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 26, 2012


one headed up direct south ridge bushwack route. tons of poison oak. yuck
Posted Jun 2, 2012 11:51 pm

David NaylorFogged out.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

David Naylor

Photos & Info.
Posted May 21, 2012 1:18 am

calipidderPoison Oak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2007


Explored some of the old bunkers on the way down and got nasty poison oak rash later. Beware.
Posted Apr 23, 2012 11:16 pm

smurfermontara  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2011


pretty good workout close to home
Posted Jan 11, 2012 7:24 pm

LincolnBGranite  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2010


Pretty cool getting to hike on Sierra granite here in the bay area.
Posted Dec 4, 2011 11:59 pm

Midlife MountaineerNice  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

Midlife Mountaineer

This is the first time I've been at a trailhead parking lot shared by surfers. Hung out on the beach after hiking. I could get used to this.
Posted Oct 29, 2011 8:10 pm

bennovakPart of Pacifica Trail Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2011


If you do the 50k you get to do it twice
Posted Jun 18, 2011 4:16 pm

SeanReedyJog Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2008


Jogged up the fire road.
Posted Dec 24, 2010 3:25 am

rhyangSeveral times  Sucess!


in 2000-2001 I think. Nice local hike. Have done it both from San Pedro and from the coast.
Posted Dec 20, 2010 11:50 am

David NaylorFogged out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

David Naylor

Photos of this hike can be found here:
Posted Jul 26, 2010 11:04 pm

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