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A Winter Solstice hike up Cowles Mountain will be held on Friday, December 20th from 6 to 8 a.m. will be led by a Mission Trails Regional Park trail guide.

 Participants can bundle up for this pre-dawn walk up Cowles Mountain to visit a Kumeyaay spiritual site and observe the phenomenon of rising sun rays visually split in half by distant Lyon's Peak boulders.

Those interested can meet at the staging area at the intersection of Navajo Road and Golfcrest in San Diego, at the base of Cowles Mountain.

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