Continuing to work on the San Diego County Parks’ Tour Our Trails Challenge, today was going to be a “two-fer”, the Flume Trail at El Monte County Park, and after a visit to Louis A. Stelzer County Park. I parked in the lot and began working my way up the switchbacks toward the remains of the old flume route that served as an early water transportation system.
I am an avid peak bagger, sometimes backpacker, and former sea kayaker living in San Diego. In 2019, I became the third person to complete the San Diego 100 Peak Challenge. Not stopping with that accomplishment, I set my sights on the harder San Diego Sierra Club 100 Peak list, which I completed in 2021. In addition, I have conquered several Six-Pack of Peaks challenges (SoCal, San Diego, and Arizona-Winter). Beyond attempting the San Diego Sierra Club 100 Peak list a second time, I am looking forward to exploring new summits and new adventures across the southwest.