Iron Mountain - Poway is a 5.65 mile round trip hike with 1,156 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 16 miles northeast of San Diego California. The trailhead is car accessible. November and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: This is a quick hike up to a scenic peak on the western edge of Cleveland National Forest near the Poway area of San Diego. A very nice short peak to bag if you are in the area.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.