Stonewall Peak Climber's Log

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iditarod81 - Jun 22, 2020 1:21 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2020

Fun hike with family  Sucess!

Hot day but beautiful! Our 4-year-old made it all the way to the top himself and our 18-month-old enjoyed his backpack accommodations ;-)

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - May 25, 2020 4:28 pm Date Climbed: May 24, 2020

Easy and fun!  Sucess!

Due to control burn Cuyamaca and Middle peak were closed, we opted out to only Stonewall peak. Easy and nice hike, beautiful views of surrounding area.


YEM - Jan 18, 2018 12:06 am Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2017

Trail Loop  Sucess!

A great winter solstice hike with some sinister looking ghost trees.


Lenny72 - Jun 20, 2016 4:04 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2016

A Fun Hike!  Sucess!

Very cool looking peak. Did this right after hiking up Cuyamaca Peak as part of my training for Adventure 16's 3-Peak Challenge (Mount San Antonio, Mount San Gorgonio, Mount San Jacinto in 3 days, 41 total miles). Beautiful views from the summit under hot but clear weather. If you do this hike, be sure to avoid the poodle-dog bushes which will give you a very nasty rash. Google it for a picture.


IronHiker - May 16, 2016 8:38 am Date Climbed: May 13, 2016

with Cuyamaca, Japacha, Middle  Sucess!

Trail is well maintained. Stairs and railing make it family friendly instead of scramble at the top. The flag was missing from the monument. 360 views from the summit were nice.

Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer - Nov 2, 2015 2:29 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2015

Fall Colors  Sucess!

Nice little hike right off of the highway. We caught some fall colors and worked off the extra calories from our Julian apple pie.


gimpilator - Jan 26, 2015 12:04 am Date Climbed: Jan 25, 2015

6 Peaks Dayhike  Sucess!

This peak might have been cool without the lame railings and flag on the summit. I did this as part of a loop which also included Little Stonewall, Arrowmakers Ridge, Japacha, Cuyamaca, and Middle Peak. This is definitely one of the more boring areas I've explored in southern California.


forgues9999 - Nov 12, 2013 3:10 pm Date Climbed: Oct 13, 2013

Great fall hike

This was my first hike in Southern California and I loved it, especially since the vegetation is so different from back home. I'd recommend this to any newcomer to the area


DonutPig - Aug 4, 2013 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2011

Quick  Sucess!

Fun short hike. Always good to stop in Julian after and get some Pie.


Kristin5berry - Feb 4, 2013 12:18 am Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2013

Fun and rocky

This is a great way to spend an hour


Luciano136 - Dec 26, 2012 5:25 pm Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2012

Quick hike  Sucess!

Quick hike while we were in the area for Thanksgiving. It was my first attempt at a hike after breaking my toe a week earlier. It was a little uncomfortable but a good test nonetheless :)


telemarkdude - Nov 12, 2012 12:26 pm Date Climbed: Feb 11, 1984

Nice Clean & Solid Granite  Sucess!

I used to climb Stonewall back in the 80's when I lived in San Diego. Did most of the routes in the old guidebook. Loved the rock there and it was a great place to go when it was too hot everywhere else and I didn't feel like driving to Tahquitz. Frito Bandito & Bean Dip were definitely favorites.


Trailboss88 - Aug 26, 2012 4:13 pm Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2008

via trail  Sucess!

hiked up with my parents. Not as nice as it used to be before the fire, since the chaparral pea is kinda reclaiming the trail.


mg1779 - Jul 18, 2012 1:13 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2012

Quick Day Hike  Sucess!

Great views. Crazy to see how much was burned in the fires.


elianestar12 - Jan 28, 2012 12:23 am Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2011

Thunderstorm Suspense  Sucess!

Took shelter under a boulder while a rain and hail storm passed through the area. Not a single soul on the trail on a weekday. Beautiful 360 views at the peak.


kk6yb - Dec 3, 2011 9:57 am Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2011

Burnt Pines

Sure was crowded at the top on the Friday after Thanksgiving. The trail should be called the Burnt Pines trail after all the burned out trees.


Denjem - Apr 19, 2011 2:49 pm

Fun climbing  Sucess!

Love to come and climb here. Nice hike too.


Cedar - Apr 16, 2011 4:04 pm Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2007

Windy Day  Sucess!

Windy the entire way. Very cold at the bottom gradually warming up towards the summit. No snow anywhere in sight.


Sgonzalez - Mar 22, 2011 7:55 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2010

Stonewall  Sucess!

Good hike to the top.


cab - Feb 22, 2011 10:44 am Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2011

Trail  Sucess!

Postholed in the snow from start to finish. Absolutely beautiful views from the top, though. Definitely the best summit of the three that day - Cuyamaca & Middle too.

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