San Jose, California
Nov 03, 2013
Nov 02, 2013
Mt Diablo State Park
Mt Diablo is one of the ecological treasures of the San Francisco Bay Area. Every season in the park has its special qualities. Discover for yourself the mountain's beautiful wildflowers, its extensive trail system, fascinating wildlife and distinctive rock formations. We will be visiting four peaks on this hike – all except the very busy, drivable summit of Mt Diablo. Mt Olympia, North Peak, Eagle Peak and Twin Peak will be on our agenda on this strenuous loop.
I-680 North towards Walnut Creek, exit Ygnacio Valley Rd and make a right take Ygnacio Valley Rd 7.5 miles and then make a right on Clayton Rd, drive for 1.4 miles and then make a right on Marsh Creek Road, after 0.6 miles, make a right on Mountaire Rd. Drive to the end of the road and park on the street.
Drive time est. 1 hour. Parking is free Dogs not allowed.
Walking the Walk
Level 4.5 - Miles 13 - Elevation Change - 4000' - Host: Justin N.
We will be starting at 9:00 AM to ensure we finish before dusk. We will take Donner Creek Fire Road, make a left on Mt Olympia Fire Road where we will climb our first peak, Mt Olympia. After Mt Olympia we will head for North Peak. We will have our meeting near the junction of Propsector’s Gap.
Know Before You Go
Please bring plenty of water and hat for shade (there is not consistent shade on the hike).
No dogs on trails.
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