Totally Breathtaking Trail to Hike Before You Die: Ho Chi Minh; San Diego, California: "it's so beautiful. Hiking 2 miles through the breath taking steep cliffs of La Jolla the trail exits on a famous nudist beach. So awesome."
La Jolla residents have voted to close the famous Ho Chi Minh trail. This hike is crazy, wild, super fun and is normally only traveled by local surfers and extreme hikers. It's only 1.2 miles each way but don't let the distance fool you. This steep windy trail requires balance, endurance and giant huevos.
La Jolla Most seasoned surfers have been down (and eaten s*&% on) the Ho Chi Minh Trail (stateside version), a slightly death-defying path accessible via a walkway next to a house on La Jolla Farms Rd. Highlights include the Sand Steps, a narrow passageway between two small sand cliffs with footholds created by surfers coming and going over the years.