Not Every Adventure Needs to be Epic

Sunshine Mountain from the trailhead

On TV, YouTube, and social media, we constantly see images of people trekking over hundreds of miles, scaling ice walls, sailing across oceans, living out of their vans, and traversing crevasse-ridden glaciers. Then there’s the rest of us. Leading normal lives, yearning to taste even a little bit of what these sponsored athletes are doing. […]

Sunshine Mountain – SD Peak #62 redo – Too many ticks

Getting close to Sunshine Mountain

I was excited. I was going down to San Diego. We had a party to go to in Coronado and I had an opportunity to go hiking anywhere in San Diego. However, one peak stuck out in my mind: Sunshine Mountain. My first hike to Sunshine Mountain led me to post later on twitter: There's […]

Peak #62 – Sunshine Mountain – Having the mountain to yourself

Sunshine Mountain Trail Map

Sunshine Mountain Elevation: 3,154′ Total Mileage: 2 Trailhead Map (32.99130, -116.68375) I had been wanting to get back to this part of San Diego since my hike to Eagle Peak. I also was eyeing this area when I was driving through on the way to Cedar Creek Falls. It looked great on the map and […]