With gimpilator. Cool mountain with all the luxuries of Anza-Borrego.
Started in Vallecito Wash and used the old mining trail to reach the central south ridge. The route was easier than we expected however there is a lot of cactus. 3 hours up and 2 down. Hiked with Keith Winston.
Spent the night near the peak in February without camping gear. Chilly night!
Classic east ridge climb. Totally clear day, temps in the 60's. No one else seen at all. No snow but bet the storm coming this week drops a bit.
Fun Trip. TR
Hiked it on a sunny, clear day during a dry period with a friend. A bit more challenging than e.g. Coyote Mountain while still very enjoyable, in my opinion.
After Whale Mtn. in the morning. Hit the snow line around 4,000 feet after the big cold storm that had just finished earlier in the day. Lost my trekking poles on the way down. If anyone finds them, send me a PM. Thanks!
Fun Hike. Extremely windy on summit! Saw some snow on San Jacinto.
Fun and short hike with great views. Scrambled up a few easy peaks near San Ysidro on the way home...
Nice straight forward hike with some scrambling towards the top. Had planned on going after several other peaks after Granite, but had to settle for just one more.
No map and a vague description got us to the top but we descended into the wrong wash. 600' reclimb over a ridge got us back to where we needed to be. Fun climb even with the variant.
This mountain has no mercy. Very rewarding when standing on top of the summit block!
Enjoyable desert climb but found too many house size boulders while descending the east face instead of sticking to the ridge proper. Live and learn...
Another post Thanksgiving Day hike.
Great views, saw a fox.
Climbed it this time with my father. I was very proud of him.
I love this mountain.
My wife, Cinda, and I enjoyed the day. A little brisk on the summit with the breeze.
a fun hike on a cool winter day. Me and Jim Clint made the summit. The summit was in and out of clouds.
A fun desert winter climb from the Blair Valley off S2. Temps were mild, skies were clear, and there was even a little snow on the upper section of the peak. Definately an enjoyable hike, despite the bit of bushwacking near the top. Spectacular views.
Eric J Lee