Mount Diablo Hike

Peak Summited2020 Mount Diablo
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadMitchell Canyon
EncounteredFall foliage, Ripe berries
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were an annoyance
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

We hiked Mount Diablo starting at Mitchell Canyon. We arrived at 7:45 and the gates were already open (although they said they'd open at 8a) so we started right away. The trail had a fair amount of shade the first half of the way up and the second half of the way down. We took a wrong turn on the way down and ended up doing 15.3 miles. It was pretty warm and we ran out of water around mile 10 so I'd advise bringing a lot of water and snacks!


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