Elevation

1,591 ft / 485 m

#5,992 in California

#55,041 in United States

Prominence

991 ft / 302 m

#423 in California

#1,869 in United States

Summits

107 summits

#12 in California

#156 in United States

Top climbing months

October   11%

November   11%

September  10%

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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