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“Tough but worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bishop Peak

Bishop Peak
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Owner description: Named because it resembles a bishop's hat, the highest peak of the Morros range is heavily used by hikers and bicyclists. The climb to the top will take anywhere from one to two hours depending on your fitness level.
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
2 reviews
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“Tough but worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

This mountain hike is TOUGH (for me, at least) but the view from the top is INSANE!!! It makes the whole hike worth it. Coming down was a little rough on my knees, but still... NO REGRETS :)

Visited October 2012
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West Linn, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delightful Day Hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

Great views of SLO, fun trail that was moderate intensity. Trailhead was a bit tricky to find the first time because we relied on GoogleMaps...it's in a residential neighborhood. Once on the trail, recommend having a map (or iPhone) to keep track of a few forks in the trail, but generally well-marked. It took my son and I about 45 mins to hike (briskly) to the top. Little kids (7+) can do it, but may take them longer. Wear sturdy shoes, and pack a windbreaker and water.

Visited October 2012
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Grover Beach, California
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great Views”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

An iconic SLO hike. Factor in weather. Above 70 degrees and you'll feel like your are walking in a sauna. Advertised as 4 miles but feels like 6. One trailhead starts in Oak woodland and transitions to more open Chaparral. Take lots of water. The views at the top are worth it. Great 360 degree views of the county. Be careful with your footing on the narrow steep slopes. Three people have died while hiking this trail.

Visited June 2012
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Great trail in the heart of SLO - Easlily accessible from several trail heads. Nice quick workout uphill all the way, and then down on the way back - just the way I like 'em.

Visited July 2012
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Vandenberg
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Bring your water bottle!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is a nice hike with great views. It's fairly rigorous, so be ready for a good work out. If you go during the summer or warm season, be sure to bring enough water and leave early enough in the morning to miss the afternoon heat.

Visited July 2012
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