Cowles Mountain

Cowles Mountain is the highest peak in the City of San Diego at 1,593'. However, many peaks in the county as a whole are much higher. This is a popular first time peak for many visitors and locals alike

Cowles Mountain SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by 100peaks

52 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 14, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Cowles Mountain

  • pvgjosh42
  • fitshan
  • usbp481
  • hgpointer
  • eviltwinash
  • evan7873
  • chasebarrett
  • PHYFITMIKE
  • P47JB
  • FlagMan
  • adamdamm
  • HeyYouWoodchucks
  • cassiemae
  • Bababooey

Routes Used trails & approaches

55% Cowles Mtn Trail from Navajo Rd.

22% Barker Way Trail head

11% North East Route from Big Rock Park

4% Via Pyles Peak down to Golfcrest

4% Golfcrest via Pyles Peak

1% Golf Crest Trail to Barker Way Trail

Comments

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Elevation

1,591 ft / 485 m

Prominence

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Height Rank

#5056 in California

#49362 in United States

Range

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Location

California, United States

Peak Lists

Summited by

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  • 100peaks
  • pvgjosh42
  • Sunday
  • fitshan
  • usbp481
  • hgpointer
  • srphilip
  • eviltwinash
  • edg
  • evan7873
  • chasebarrett
  • clchanod

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