Square Top – San Diego Peak #67 – Celebrating Brian’s 100th Peak

Square Top, looming above us

Square TopElevation: 4,649′ Distance: 8.4 miles Trailhead Agency: Anza Borrego Desert State Park When I got invited to this hike, I felt privileged. I have been following Brian’s progress on San Diego Peaks for several years on Google+, but I really didn’t know him. His frequent summits all around San Diego County left me homesick for […]

Hot Springs Mountain – Peak #21 – San Diego’s Highest Peak

Hot Springs Mountain, San Diego, Covered in Snow in 2011

Hot Springs Mountain Elevation: 6,533′ Miles: .4 Trailhead This weekend I had the privilege to have access to a peak that has been closed since Labor Day 2004, Hot Springs Mountain. From what I could ascertain, it was closed due to the behavior of some individuals who did not respect the tribal lands, including OHV drivers and […]