Cuyamaca Peak Climber's Log

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caerbannog - Oct 30, 2005 11:31 pm

Route Climbed: Cuyamaca Peak fire road Date Climbed: October 30, 2005 and many previous dates  Sucess!

Although most of the forest in the park was incinerated by the Cedar fire, a good bit of forest (including a beautiful stand of sugar pines) just below the Cuyamaca Peak summit survived. So the Cuyamaca peak hike isn't complete desolation. There's enough living forest near the summit to keep the hike rewarding.

tdoughty

tdoughty - Oct 16, 2005 12:50 pm

Route Climbed: several Date Climbed: several  Sucess!

There are many trails and roads that can be linked to reach the summit. I live just to the south west of the peak. I have completed several ascents via the telephone line road up the west ridge from Boulder Creek Road. Since the fire, the last trailless portion of this western route is a bit easier. Acents in the winter are to be treasured.

Tessa

Tessa - Oct 5, 2005 3:23 pm

Route Climbed: fire road Date Climbed: 8/14/05  Sucess!

dad gave me a ride on his back, but i walked the last little bit.

HSeldon

HSeldon - Aug 31, 2005 7:55 pm

Route Climbed: Fire road Date Climbed: Sept 2001  Sucess!

This is a nice hike you can take right out Paso Pichaco campground. It was a very shady and beautiful hike before the fires of 2003. I have not had the heart to go back to the Cuyamacas since the fires, so I am not sure what it looks like now.

salad

salad - Aug 16, 2005 1:45 pm

Route Climbed: Fire Road Date Climbed: 8/14/2005  Sucess!

Blasted up it with Jen and Baby T on my back. Bit hazy at the top.

flotzilla

flotzilla - Dec 31, 2004 7:22 pm

Route Climbed: fire road trail Date Climbed: August 2000  Sucess!

Summitted many times. Great views at the top.

ChuckO

ChuckO - Nov 5, 2004 7:37 pm

Route Climbed: standard Date Climbed: A few time....  Sucess!

If you live in SD county, then you gotta do it! :-)

Mgross

Mgross - Jul 19, 2004 6:51 pm

Route Climbed: Fire Road from Paso Picacho Date Climbed: July 1997  Sucess!

Beautiful views of East San Diego county. Unfortunately this area has had a horrible fire. I hope I live to see it in its full splendour again.

Elwood

Elwood - Apr 8, 2004 11:08 am

Route Climbed: Fire Road Date Climbed: Often, between 1992 &1997  Sucess!

I used to enjoy this area year-around! Either snowshoeing, mountain biking, or hiking. It was a great place to spend the day!

kk6yb

kk6yb - Sep 30, 2003 11:34 am

Route Climbed: fire road Date Climbed: 2002  Sucess!

Hiked up several times.

pilz8

pilz8 - Aug 11, 2003 8:59 pm

Route Climbed: Cuyamaca peak fire road Date Climbed: often  Sucess!

I have climbed this peak many times, every time I always enjoy the trees and the sweet views.

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