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

50 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jan 5, 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

12% North East Route from Big Rock Park

4% Golfcrest via Pyles Peak

4% Via Pyles Peak down to Golfcrest

Comments

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Elevation

1,591 ft / 485 m

Prominence

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Height Rank

#5049 in California

#49348 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
  • eviltwinash
  • edg
  • evan7873
  • chasebarrett
  • clchanod
  • princewell15

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