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Trail of the Month: North Fortuna Peak


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Great For
Hiking

Difficulty Level
Moderate

Distance
5.4 miles

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Where:

Park at the East Fortuna Staging Area at the intersection of SR-52 and Mast Boulevard. Follow the trail straight out of the lot to the peak. After reaching the summit, you can extend your hike on the way down by going right at Fortuna Saddle to reach the top of South Fortuna.

Why We Love It:

This trip takes you to a lesser-known part of Mission Trails Regional Park than the well-traversed Cowles Mountain. It’s also a part of the newly launched Five-Peak Challenge. Hike the park’s quintet of peaks over 1,000 feet and snap a selfie at the top of each for an official certificate and pin.

Where to Refuel Afterward:

The Trails Neighborhood Eatery (7389 Jackson Drive) has “Sin-a-mon Roll Pancakes” and chocolate-covered bacon. Hey, you earned it! 

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