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Potato Chip Rock - Mt. Woodson Trail

Poway, CA

Mt Woodson via Lake Poway is a 7.5 mile out and back trail that offers breathtaking vistas. Trails are well maintained. Dogs are allowed. This hike is rated as moderately strenuous, though it may be the easiest "difficult" hike to access due to its convenient location.

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Rice Canyon Trail
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16 Completed 2 Reviews

It was great. I pretty much had the trail to myself. Went mid morning, nice and quiet once you get a little ways in there. There's a little water running thru the creek that runs parallel to the trail. A lot of flowers along the sides and small wildlife. I'd do it again.

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
by Luis Lopez

12 Completed 2 Reviews

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike, challenging at times, but easy enough.

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Rock House
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

Tough as usual

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Rock House
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

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Snake Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Fun

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Rock House
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30 Completed 7 Reviews

Love it

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Probably around the same level of difficulty as Cowles Mountain...easy to moderate. Its shorter than Cowles or at least thats what it seems like. You are just going up (inclined) you need good shoes and maybe a stick.

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Rock House
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

I really love this hike , there is many different options to take. A zig-zag way up the mountain a little easier which took first time by myself, then with family n friends we changed up a little. so beautiful all the way up. But you get to the top of one mountain and your a little deceived I come this far and no flag/rock house? nope keep going around and around up another mountain you with spot it.

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San Miguel Mountain Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

This is, if not the most difficult, one of the most difficult hikes in San Diego. There are no switchbacks and no shade. Between the months of April and September it can get extremely hot on the trail. If your looking for a challenge with a great view at the top, this is a great hike. On a clear day you can see all of the surrounding mountains and well past San Diego.

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