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Location: San Diego County, about 8 miles south of Julian, 150 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||San Diego County|
|Forest Service||Cleveland National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Cuyamaca Peak 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
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| ||Routes as shown on
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Nearby Peaks: Cuyamaca Peak, Stonewall Peak, Oakzanita Peak
- Distance: 5 miles round trip on road and cross-country
- Gain: 1200'
- Time: 3 hours round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, January 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 2
- Take I-5 south to SR 78 in San Diego County.
- Go east on SR 78 through Escondido to the junction with SR 79 just
past the town of Julian. Turn right (south) on SR 79.
- Go south on SR 79 for 9 miles to the Cuyamaca Dam.
- Continue 1.1 miles to a road on the right side (west) with a sign "Camp
Hual-Cu-Cuish". Park on the left (east) side of the highway.
HIKING ROUTE 2
- From the parking area (4600'), cross the highway and hike west up the
dirt road to a fork.
- Keep right at this fork and pass a gate and continue
on to another fork with a barrier on the right fork.
- Turn right and follow
this road to another fork at 5640'.
- Turn right and go about 300 yards to
the high point on the road.
- Leave the road here on the left and hike
cross-country up through trees to the summit.