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One of the main drops into Los Peñasquitos Canyon.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Point to Point

400' 122 m

High

133' 41 m

Low

24' 7 m

Up

267' 81 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

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Family Friendly Relatively easy drop into Los Peñasquitos Canyon.

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This is one of the easiest drops into Los Peñasquitos Canyon. Descending views are nice but ascending views are pedestrian.

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Matthew Kidd

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#5

in Del Mar Mesa

#36671

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#5

in Del Mar Mesa

#4,170

in California

#36,671

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Enjoy this 120-degree panorama of Peñasquitos Canyon at the end of Shaw Valley Trail.
Feb 19, 2017 near Carmel…, CA
Side Hill - Connector to Del Mar Mesa Preserve.
Oct 25, 2016 near Fairban…, CA
Waiting for spring in Los Peñasquitos Canyon on a very clear winter day. Mt. Woodson (center) and Iron Mountain (center right) are visible 15 miles away.
Jan 26, 2021 near Carmel…, CA
Los Peñasquitos Canyon on a very clear winter day. Mt. Woodson is visible 15 miles away slightly right of center.
Jan 26, 2021 near Carmel…, CA
Shadows descend over a drought-stricken Los Peñasquitos Canyon.
Feb 19, 2017 near Carmel…, CA
Development at the top of Side Hill viewed on a very clear day with dreamy clouds.
Apr 12, 2021 near Carmel…, CA

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