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AndyMac321Lajolla Valley to Sandstone overnight  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011


A nice overnight backpack trip to the top of Sandstone Peak. Trail Journal at: http://journeytojmt.blogspot.com/2011/09/la-jolla-valley-to-sandstone-peak.html
Posted Jan 13, 2012 2:40 pm

hi5dudesEverday Hike  Sucess!


Good hike to use as a warmup, break from the city, or after work exercise. Best in the spring when the hills are green. In the summer it has a tendancy to get hot, so bring enough water. The quick route up to Sandstone is mainly exposed, but the Mishe Mokwa is shaded at parts with some interesting funneled spiderwebs. Take additional spurs to balance rock, tri-peaks, and inspiration point to round a out a fun hike.
Posted Jun 1, 2011 4:05 pm

ClimbpeaksMishe Mokwa to Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2011


A very nice hike just far enough outside Los Angeles. We started at the Mishe Mokwa trailhead and made it up to the top, in plenty of hot sunlight. Looped around the continuation trail to get back to the parking lot.

Views were a little obscured by the haze sitting around the basin but it was still a very nice day....
Posted May 12, 2011 8:06 pm

cwharringtonlawHot Hot Heat  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009
Dragged my friend Jay up here in summer. Much hotter temps than I anticipated.
Posted May 12, 2011 1:40 pm

HaddadbEasy Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2011


Simple Hike
Posted Apr 16, 2011 12:51 pm

lukenhamptonAmazing View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2010


Did the full loop. Summited near sunset and saw amazing views; we could see all the way from San Nicolas Island to Mt San Gorgonio.
Posted Jan 15, 2011 12:55 pm

MtnDoserFrom Circle X Ranch  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2010


Nice 360 degree view of SoCal's coast.
Posted Dec 10, 2010 10:54 pm

96avs01Happy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2010


to be back on a trail again following back surgery. June gloom fog limited the views of the Pacific.
Posted Jul 8, 2010 5:04 am

sespegorillaMt Allen  Sucess!


From Circle X Ranch.
Posted Jun 29, 2010 11:06 pm

dabaileyFun Little Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2010


Some of the best views I've seen in Southern California. At the top is a register named "French Fry Peak" that is dated June 3rd. Yerba Buena Road is really fun too.
Photos are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidbailey/sets/72157624209702168/
Posted Jun 5, 2010 2:02 pm

DundeelPleasant morning hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2010


I slept in my truck at the TH. Got an early start and the hike was very enjoyable. The upper trail was lined with blue flowering bushes. A steady stream of ships could be seen going into or out of Long Beach. CA P2k 11/163.
Posted Mar 31, 2010 7:41 pm

Dave SBeautiful day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2010

Dave S

Hiked it with Amy and Laura on a sunny day with the anticipated rain staying away! We took the Mishe Mockwe loop with a brief detour over to Balance Rock. Great day in the hills!
Posted Mar 7, 2010 9:35 pm

SoCalHikerGorgeous area  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2009


Hiked to Sandstone Peak and a few more in that area on Christmas Day via Backbone Trail. It was a beautiful and crisp morning. Saw a few other hikers. I will be back.
Posted Dec 30, 2009 11:56 am

bechttStandard Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 25, 2009


6 peak hike with Coco the Dog & Zeus on the way to X-mas gathering.
Posted Dec 25, 2009 11:17 pm

Zebeautiful views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 19, 2009


fun scrambling around the plateau
Posted Dec 21, 2009 6:18 pm

Dennis PoulinStandard Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2006

Dennis Poulin

Nice hike on a beautiful day. Lots of bicycles on the road. Slow going.
Posted Dec 12, 2009 4:54 pm

SkydiveKenTrail run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2009


I did the Backbone trail - Mishe Mokwa trail loop as a trail run. Very hot day. The summit was a bonus.
Posted Sep 7, 2009 2:56 pm

friendowlnice peak...nice views....  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2009


my 3 year old and i had a great day climbing up sandstone.nice peak for beginner
Posted Aug 24, 2009 8:25 pm



I remember this hike being quite pleasant in the late evening with the sun setting and the temperate cool breeze. You know things that romance novels are made of....he he
Posted Aug 20, 2009 4:48 am

Bob BurdLPC six peak loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2009

Bob Burd

Hot! 99F at the start at Triunfo Pass. Took 3.5hrs to make the loop. Trip Report.
Posted Jul 24, 2009 6:29 pm

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