Bishop Peak, San Luis Obispo

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  • The view from the top is worth seeing ! I saw it about 40 years ago and I enjoyed it just as much now -  more »
  • There's a hard climb to do about a couple of hours but the view is worth the climb (beware of the maniacs who you will see with sports equipment: we were told 45 minutes!). downhill attentive to signs because forking paths several times and it's easy to go astray
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  • This hike was a lot of fun! The views along the way and at the top were amazing and well worth the trek. The hike was somewhat challenging but definitely doable, even for non-athletes like us. It took...  more »
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  • I love this crag. The rock is solid and most routes are mixed sport/trad with a few pretty exciting trad lines. The climbing can be characterized as pretty slabby and technical. Bouldering and hiking and two other activities that can be done here.
  • Gorgeous, possibly the best highlight of SLO. Popular to make the sunrise. Didn't do this myself but did try to come early in the morning. Tends to get crowded in the afternoon. The trail is a bit rocky in some places. Probably not good for elderly. But a lot of kids seem to be on the trail.
  • Such an amazing place! It's a bit hard to find the way to the top if you haven't been there before, so make sure you have a map and/or follow the signs. There is a climbing area as well, which is more challenging then just a hike but more fun.
  • Unbelievable views. Take some hiking shoes/boots. Your feet will thank you. Took about an hour to get to the top. Be prepared with snacks, water, sunscreen and Insect repellent and proper weather clothes.
  • Depending on the time of day and weather, it's always a different experience and always just as beautiful. Its a great workout too.
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