Survey of Swartz Canyon Trail

January 31, 2009

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Mt. Gower Open Space Preserve in San Diego Country Estates east of Ramona has been the subject of a Roam-O-Rama column in the San Diego Reader and an entry in the current (Fourth) Edition of Afoot & Afield in San Diego County, both by Jerry Schad. There have been no significant changes since the column was published on December 1, 2005.

I led an Outdoors Club hike on Swartz Canyon Trail in Mt. Gower Open Space Preserve on January 31, 2009. A few pictures have been posted there.

We didn't go all the way to the end of the trail, but we went far enough to get some good views. Maybe I can go all the way some day.

Transcript of survey.
Image annotations.
Data plotted on topo.

Philip J. Erdelsky