San Diego Sunrise Hike: Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain (Barker's Way) 6951 Barker Way, San Diego, CA

Cowles Mountain is a hike that is always open, and welcoming of most fitness levels. This is a nice quick hike for those who want to get a hike in before heading in to the office.  If you are just starting out hiking, this hike will get you in shape quickly. For those who have...

Hiking San Diego: Kwaay Paay

This month we are working on getting from couch to completing the 5 peaks of Mission Trails. Kwaay Paay is one of the five peaks in the challenge. This is a 2.3-mile out-and-back trail near Santee, California. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1 h 33 min to complete. This...

Hiking San Diego: Lake Murray

Lake Murray 7004 Murray Park Dr, San Diego, CA

Lake Murray is a gem in San Diego that is especially helpful as we prepare for the "Couch to 5 Peaks" challenge! It is an out and back trail, and is pretty easy. Why is this trail helpful then? Well it gives us about 6 miles for 1 round. For the 5 peaks challenge, we...

Hiking San Diego: Tecelote Canyon

Tecelote Canyon 5090-4254 Tecolote Rd,, San Diego, CA

This is a fun hike! We did this hike a few weeks ago, during one of the hottest times of the year in San Diego, and still thoroughly enjoyed this hike. There is ample shade in some parts of the hike, while other areas there isn't any cover at all. Be sure to dress appropriately...

Hiking San Diego: HorseShoe Mountain Trail

Horshoe Mountain/Proctor Valley 12211 Proctor Valley Rd, Chula Vista, CA

This trail is a lot of fun, with a lot of open fields, and views of neighboring mountains, and the nearby lake. There isn't a lot of coverage on this hike, so be sure to dress in layers, and bring enough water to stay hydrated. Parking: The address is just up the way from the...

San Diego Sunrise Hike: Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain (Barker's Way) 6951 Barker Way, San Diego, CA

Cowles Mountain is a hike that is always open, and welcoming of most fitness levels. This is a nice quick hike for those who want to get a hike in before heading in to the office.  If you are just starting out hiking, this hike will get you in shape quickly. For those who have...

San Diego Sunrise Hike: Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain (Barker's Way) 6951 Barker Way, San Diego, CA

Cowles Mountain is a hike that is always open, and welcoming of most fitness levels. This is a nice quick hike for those who want to get a hike in before heading in to the office.  If you are just starting out hiking, this hike will get you in shape quickly. For those who have...

San Diego Sunrise Hike: Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain (Barker's Way) 6951 Barker Way, San Diego, CA

Cowles Mountain is a hike that is always open, and welcoming of most fitness levels. This is a nice quick hike for those who want to get a hike in before heading in to the office.  If you are just starting out hiking, this hike will get you in shape quickly. For those who have...

Hiking San Diego: Lake Murray

Lake Murray 7004 Murray Park Dr, San Diego, CA

Lake Murray is a gem in San Diego that is especially helpful as we prepare for the "Couch to 5 Peaks" challenge! It is an out and back trail, and is pretty easy. Why is this trail helpful then? Well it gives us about 6 miles for 1 round. For the 5 peaks challenge, we...

Hiking San Diego: Horse to South Beach Trail

Horse to South Beach Trail San Diego, CA

Explore this 3.1-mile loop trail near San Diego, California. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 54 min to complete. This is a popular trail for birding, hiking, and running, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day. Coordinates to Parking: 32.54347, -117.10632 There isn't a physical address in...