Ascent of El Cajon Mountain on 2011-12-27
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 27, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||El Cajon Mountain|
| Elevation:||3675 ft / 1120 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNot for the beginner hiker. 11.2 miles isn't that far, but the ascent/descent was a challege. Found two survey markers (benchmarks). Views are the best! Clear day and could see forever. Some travel along an unmaintained maintenance road and a nice, maintained trail. To make the final ascent, had to walk along a water run-off that others had used for a trail. Fairly easy to follow - just keep walking up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Round-Trip Distance:||11.2 mi / 18 km|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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