Cuyamaca Peak Climber's Log

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Denjem - Apr 19, 2011 2:52 pm

Great view  Sucess!

I can see my parents house (sort of) from the summit.


Sgonzalez - Mar 22, 2011 7:53 pm Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2011

Cuyamaca  Sucess!

Great sunset views to the West.

Dave Daly

Dave Daly - Mar 2, 2011 8:34 am Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2011

Ski Time  Sucess!

Great times with Deb skinning up to the top and then ski down....just before the masses destroyed the snow and rutted out the fire road. Nice snow though.


cab - Feb 22, 2011 10:47 am Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2011

Lookout Fire Road  Sucess!

Snow from bottom to top. Climbed after Stonewall & before Middle Peak. Nice boot packed path on the road just one day after a big, cold storm. Lots of people hiking.


Deb - Feb 20, 2011 8:55 pm Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2011

PowPow to da Summit  Sucess!

Took my honey on a XC ski trip in SD County. Skinned up and skied down on beautiful powder. Got snowed on a bit on the way up, a bit of wind, lost in a cloud but when the sun came out it was spectacular!


kavak - Jan 14, 2011 11:02 am Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2010

Via Fire Road  Sucess!

I hiked to the top with my brother-in-law and his son. There was ice on the trees and antenna which made for a surreal picture on top. You could hear the cracking of the ice as it melted and fell to the ground. I was only able to touch the top with my hand as the rock was covered with a thick veneer of ice.


Cedar - Jan 1, 2011 7:35 pm Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2008

Snowy in 2008  Sucess!

Very few people along the fire road.


Wild - Oct 28, 2010 12:41 am Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2010

Sunset at Summit  Sucess!

Snow near the top, clouds covering nearby peaks, and sunset at the summit.


tfac2010 - Sep 22, 2010 12:08 am Date Climbed: May 16, 1992

Hiked with my baby  Sucess!

Literally hiked this with my 3 month old son on my chest. Beautiful views back in the day, but there is something wrong with a paved path to the top of any summit.


m3talibkweli - Mar 31, 2010 12:08 pm Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2010

Night climb  Sucess!

Started this hike in the afternoon from the campground. Took the fire road to the top. made it just in time for thet sunset of san diego county. Great views. nice night hike back down.


Deb - Jan 28, 2010 10:08 pm Date Climbed: Jan 28, 2010

USE the Road!  Sucess!

First time skinning up Cuyamaca....had the place to myself. Was fairly icy and shot-out with deep bootprints, but I made it work. Beautiful sunny day, got myself a suntan and a great work-out! Feels kinda crazy to go XC skiing in San Diego County. :)


Miroslava - Jan 21, 2010 6:59 pm Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2010

Avoid the road!  Sucess!

Took the paved road up. It was sad to look at all the burned trees. Being quite bored I fell asleep half the way up. Missed all the views from the top. On the way down we decided to take a trail that went to the saddle north of the peak. That was much more fun!
It became quite cold after the sun went down. Had to cry a bit so that my father would carry me in his arms. Much warmer this way!

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Dec 13, 2009 2:40 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2006

Road Walk  Sucess!

Hiked up the road from the campground.


ericwillhite - Oct 27, 2009 2:34 am Date Climbed: Oct 19, 2009

Pushing a stroller!  Sucess!

Brought my 4 and 2 year old up another P2K. Pics, map and report at

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - Sep 20, 2009 12:17 am Date Climbed: Apr 9, 2007

Nice hike  Sucess!

Hiked this one with my wife and her sister during a spring trip to visit family in SoCal.


HopeE - Aug 26, 2009 11:13 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2009

Had a good time   Sucess!

Really long but I enjoyed it a lot. (I am 6)


harryquach - Aug 26, 2009 12:09 pm

Hiked many times  Sucess!

Great views from the top. Trip Report


EmmaE - Aug 26, 2009 10:45 am Date Climbed: May 23, 2009

Rattlesnake  Sucess!

There was a rattlesnake on the road. There were lots of flowers and they smelled good. Climbed it with Papa, KK and Hope.


Livelife4Summits - Feb 1, 2009 2:26 am Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2009

Great Start to 2009 Climbing Year...  Sucess!

Took my girl Jeri on her first real hike...good for her that the asphalt trail is relatively easy for a beginner approach. Nice short day trip.


Deb - Dec 21, 2008 9:01 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2008

Azalea Trail Loop  Sucess!

Perfect day for snowshoeing! Found at least 2' of snow to the top and totally warm temps shortly after sunrise. Had the place to myself for the trip up, but encountered the typically "trailer park trash" in jeans and sweatshirts on my descent and in the Paso Picacho Campground parking lot at end of trip. YUK! Give me some wine!!

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