Woodson Mountain Climber's Log

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SierraSunrise85 - Jan 21, 2010 3:07 pm Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2010

West Approach from Blue Sky  Sucess!

I've come out here 4 or 5 times before on 67 and climbed up the service road on the East Side. Last week I decided to climb Woodson via the West route from the Blue Sky Ecological Reserve. Great hike, brought my climbing shoes and did lots of bouldering and scrambling and bushwhacking to the top. These boulders are huge and endless, great place for all levels of climbers.


harryquach - Dec 29, 2009 11:26 am

Fun Hike  Sucess!

Hiked many times, good climbing in the area


Robb - Oct 18, 2009 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Oct 18, 2009

Iron and Woodson  Sucess!

Climbed both peaks today. Really hot, but did it OK. Great views!


gfaulkner - Sep 6, 2009 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2009

Great at Sunset  Sucess!

Started hiking this right around three in the afternoon! It was perfect timing to catch an amazing sunset! Since it was winter in San Diego skies were pretty clear and the boulders started glowing like gold! We hiked up the access road so not much of a trail but still a great experience!


forjan - Apr 3, 2009 3:34 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2009

Paved Road running  Sucess!

Ran on the paved road to the summit (~ 25 min up). Did a couple of boulders.....one was a 5.4 crack with my sneakers on proved to be a bit of work.

ADK - Feb 15, 2009 3:36 am Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2007

Great Hike  Sucess!

Great walk up the mountain!


SOCALHUSKER - Jan 17, 2009 11:32 pm Date Climbed: Jan 17, 2009

Number 2  Sucess!

Climbed up Woodson after completing Iron Mtn with my dad earlier in the morning. Took the fire road up, summit boulder on the east side of the top seemed to be the highpoint. Was a few USGS markers in the rock so figured it to be true. Climbing the summit boulder was a nice climb after a fairly easy walk-up climb to the summit. Ran into a runner who was gassed/dehydrated from running up from Lake Poway. After I gave him an orange, granola bar and some water he seemed to come around. Be sure to hydrate!! Next time I think I'll hike up from the lake, seemed like a better route and no asphalt. Photos of My Woodson Mountain Trip


GroundControl - Jul 14, 2008 12:55 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Via Lake Poway  Sucess!

Hot hike on the 4th of July. Wow, there are some cell phone towers at the top...but there are some beautiful views of San Diego County.


lidijagrazulis - Jun 22, 2008 12:07 pm

Great conditioner  Sucess!

Woodson was a favorite conditioning hike (both up the road and up from the lake) and rock climbing destination while I was living in San Diego. Numerous trips, great memories!


Bombchaser - Mar 3, 2008 2:55 pm Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2007

Easy  Sucess!

Gained summit via an easy hiking trail coming up from Lake Poway. Good hike for a little exercise.


RickF - Feb 1, 2008 8:45 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2006

Trail From Lake Poway  Sucess!

We hiked and/or ran up the trail from Lake Poway several times in the summer after work. I wish that I was still working in the area.


Bill562 - Nov 18, 2007 1:56 am Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2007

Backyard for me as well  Sucess!

Various routes on foot/bike, top roping and bouldering


lasvegaswraith - Aug 25, 2007 2:04 am

Backyard mtn.  Sucess!

Great hike to unwind on a weekly basis, as this mtn. was basically in my backyard for 3 years. Great little bouldering opps off the road.

Jerry S

Jerry S - Jul 5, 2007 6:04 pm

Route Climbed: Lake Poway  Sucess!

Used this route for training and have been up this route 15-20 times. I always enjoyed sitting on top and watching people come up and kick the big log, symbolizing that they had made it.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Apr 8, 2007 12:52 am Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2007

Paved Road  Sucess!

Hiked to the summit with my 10yr-old from SR67. The highest rock is somewhat spicy class 3 - particularly for a 10yr-old. We climbed nearby Twin Peaks afterwards. Trip Report


Deb - Apr 4, 2007 3:41 pm

Many Climbs  Sucess!

In my infant climbing days, use to go here with a group of old people that didn't want to teach me to lead. Battle wounds from "Robbin's Crack" 5.9 still with me. :(


NavySeabee - Apr 4, 2007 2:08 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2006

Main Paved Trail  Sucess!

Hiked this with my youngest daughter on an overcast day. Most memorable part of the hike was coining the term "SPOG" which referred to the Stupid Piece Of Grass my daughter carried most of the way.


chudder - Apr 4, 2007 4:19 am

Route: East Approach in the early 90s

Used to boulder here when I was in high school in the early 90s. Haven't been back since.

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