El Cajon Mtn. 11/3/2014
It is a nice crisp morning. We will go up via South Ridge.
It looks steep and rocky.
So far so good, Wit is leading us up.
Patsy and Richard at the Lunch Rock.
It is getting steeper, Wit retreats back down.
We are having fun.
One of the walls that we go up.
John is climbing.
There are nice views from here.
Looking west over Lakeside we can see downtown.
It is getting even more challenging.
Regrouping place with a view of El Capitan reservoir.
It is getting steeper before it levels off.
We all made it!
Now it is on to the top of El Cajon Mountain. This used to be a road here.
Richard on top of El Cajon.
Wayne is here.
Now 6 miles down/up to the parking lot.
Looking back at the ridge we climbed up.
Back at the trailhead.
Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.8 Technical: 4.4 Scenic: 3.9 El. 4300'