Mount Diablo Hike Logs

Are you taking the NorCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our 2018 challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Short and sweet

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Juniper campground It was a beautiful fall day!
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Smokey hike to the top of Mount Diablo

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Canyon Visitors Center This was a really great hike! I took the suggested route of Mitchell Canyon Visitors Center to Eagle Peak, North Peak, then the Mount Diablo Summit. A fire had been going for hours in the distance so it was a 180 degree view of smoke […]
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Tarantula Peak

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Canyon I started at Mitchell canyon and it turn out that I missed the left to eagle peak trail. I continued hiking up a fire road for about three miles and realized that I was doing this trail wrong. I had came to far though so I decided […]
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5 Peaks Mount Diablo State Park

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Regency Gate Completed the 16 miles and 4253′ of elevation gain to hit the Five Peaks of the Mount Diablo: Twin Peak (1733′) Eagle Peak (2369′) Mt. Diablo Summit (3849′) North Peak (3557′) Mt. Olympia (2946′) Took all summer to get in good enough shape to make it, but […]
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Mount Diablo Hike

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Eagle Peak Trail Hot. The climb was incredibly strenuous with lots of incline. We immediately took the wrong trailhead at first, which set us back at least 1/2 an hour. The climb to Twin Peaks and Eagle Peak took a lot out of us, then there was the climb […]
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1st Hike Down….Accidently did it backwards but….Worth it

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Summit to Mitchell Canyon After only getting 3 hours of sleep prior to this hike, I'd say I did pretty damn well. The hike did take my friend and I about 7 1/2 hrs to complete. That is with about a 1/2 hrs worth of stops to catch my […]
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Date with El Diablo

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell canyon beautiful saturday. started around 8 30 am finished a little before 330. hiked all of it instead trying to run part of it, pretty easy to find the trail heads. just make sure you look at map before hand. visitor center was nice and not too crowded. […]
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Mount Diablo for a Start

Peak Mount Diablo Group Thousandeyes Trailhead Mount Diablo Summit via Mitchell Canyon Loop Perfect, clear day for the hike. Started early around 8:30 – 9ish. Went around the Mount Diablo Summit via Mitchell Canyon Loop – 14 mile hilke with 3K+ ft of elevation. Went with a group of 8 people – all happy coworkers […]
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Beat Diablo

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center Trails were good, downhills were long and challenging. Hot and hot! I felt great after completing the hike in 6 hours. Users who liked this:
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The Hidden Summit

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center (Clayton side) It was a smoke filled, hot as Hades kind of day by early afternoon (Appropriate for Devil's Mountain). In the summer, get an early start. Gates open at 8:00 AM. Parking on this side is a $6 fee left in a self serve […]
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Rise like a Phoenix!

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Rock Trail We started the hike at 8:15 after discussing current information about the trails with the on-duty ranger at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor's Center. He was very helpful. We also got the free print-out of the trails, although we didn't need it because we had already created […]
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Diabolical Hike

Peak Mount Diablo Group   Trailhead Mitchell Canyon Gorgeous weather. Lots of people out. Great conditions. Definitely challenging. Users who liked this:
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