Elevation

1,591 ft / 485 m

#6,075 in California

#55,303 in United States

Prominence

991 ft / 302 m

#445 in California

#1,949 in United States

Summits

110 summits

#12 in California

#158 in United States

Top climbing months

October   11%

February   11%

November   11%

Most climbed route

Cowles Mtn Trail from Navajo Rd.

Class 1

Highlights

  • 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

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