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El Capitan Preserve

13775 Blue Sky Ranch Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1566
+1 619-561-0580
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The Test

So, you are an experience hiker? Here is your test. About 13 miles or so, up and down to get to the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
SpargoCXVII
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San Diego
Highest summit in SD County

This hike is a test for those seeking to go the next level. Parking lot to summit return is 13... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
goingplacestogether
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San Diego, California
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12 Apr 2017
“The Test”
13 Sep 2016
“Highest summit in SD County”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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13775 Blue Sky Ranch Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1566
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

So, you are an experience hiker? Here is your test. About 13 miles or so, up and down to get to the summit and yes up and down back to your car. Bring plenty of water and some high energy snacks. Tough hike for sure.......More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This hike is a test for those seeking to go the next level. Parking lot to summit return is 13 miles. Start early. Uphill both ways. Bring poles. Trail is well maintained and lightly trafficked. 4-5 hour hike. Bring at least 3 liters of water....More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

12 mile roundtrip hike to El Cajon Mountain summit. This is considered the most challenging hike in San Diego County. I agree. Lots of ups and downs so hiking poles are recommended to save your knees. Once you reach the saddle/split, it is a steep...More

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