Trail Run Project Logo

Prow of El Cajon Mountain

 3.5 (2)
Trail Mapped Wrong?

Length

2.9 Miles 4.7 Kilometers

73%

Runnable

Elevation

2,658' 810 m

Ascent

-6' -2 m

Descent

17%

Avg Grade (10°)

141%

Max Grade (55°)

3,219' 981 m

High

566' 173 m

Low

Conditions


Unknown

Getting forecast...

The difficult and exciting way to El Cajon Mountain.

Matthew Kidd

Overview

Features: Views [Add/Remove]

Description [Suggest Changes]

This is a cool route but it is not for the faint of heart. I'd have been reluctant to try it if I hadn't been with an experienced hiking group that had done it before. Those sensitive to heights or some exposure should take proper precautions or look elsewhere.

At the end of this trail, catch the El Cajon Mountain Summit Trail and go another 0.5 miles to summit El Cajon Mountain. If you set up a car shuttle, you can return on the El Cajon Mountain Summit Trail, for a total distance of 9.5 miles.

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 2 votes

#12430

Overall
  3.5 from 2 votes
5 Star
0%
4 Star
50%
3 Star
50%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#1,480

in California

#12,430

Overall
14 Views Last Month
297 Since Apr 2, 2017
Difficult Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
100%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running