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Great hike up and you can get some amazing photos!...you are so high up that the views are just epic!!
Great, tiring (in a good way) hike. Only drawback is the line at the top for pictures, which can take over an hour.
The trail's all paved but expect a wait if you want to take a picture with the potato chip rock!
There's a long line just to go have a picture of it
Please DON'T bring your dog on a hot day, esp through the service road trail (3.6mi). It is an asphalt trail & we came across 4 dogs along the way suffering from heat stroke & blistered paws.
Take some water and an extra shirt if you sweat lol and be prepare for a line.
Amazing view and photo op if you don't mind waiting your turn in line.
Great hike! It's a long one but worth the photo op at the top. Be sure to go as early as possible & bring plenty if water
Wait in the line for a shot of you on potato rock
It was superb!!! I think pppl could go early morning. But please please take lots of water and have a good breakfast.
Ok... This is a serious hike, too hot between 12 and 4 pm, not for kids, or pets. We had an umbrella, was a plus, let us enjoy the trail. Took 2 hours up and 1 down. Med difficulty. No shade on top.
Get here early to avoid the midday heat, and bring a lot of water! Be prepared for zigzags and steep elevation.
Definitely worth the hike
Definitely bring food - like mixed nuts - and refuel along the way!
Take as many photos as you want. You deserve it!
3 hour hike from Lake Poway to the Chip plus parking & bathroom facilities, hot, dusty, chapparal, trash, crowds *vs* 1 1/2 hour to Chip from Hwy 67, no facilities, steep, paved, beautiful every step
Watch out for Rattle Snakes.