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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Aug 2 2020

Hiking at Peak Efficiency

Curry Canyon Road to Frog Pond Road, Alder Creek Road, Green Ranch Road, and then Summit Trail, is a grueling hike. The views are beautiful,…
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Jul 23 2020

The Mountain that shall not be Named

This trail is steep. We took it clockwise rather than counter. That is the better way. Clockwise seems steeper but going up counter-clockwise means 5…
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Jul 20 2020

Mount Diablo plus 4 peaks

Temps only got into low 80s. Nice breeze on top. I hit Mount Olympia then North Peak before Mountain Diablo. On the way back down,…
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Jul 18 2020

Mt Diablo!

We opted to take the fire road up to the summit, then the Mitchell canyon trail back down. It provided amazing views and serious challenges!
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Jul 11 2020

A hot time with El Diablo!

Started early to beat the heat, but it was 102F when we finished.  Some steep sections of trail, uneven and loose rocks on the return…
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Jul 3 2020

Mt Diablo Pre-4th Hike

This hike is tougher than the southern hike to the peak.  The path through Eagle Peak is a challenge.  It’s rocky in parts which makes…
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Jul 3 2020

Mt Diablo Solo

I had a quick something I wanted to do in Dublin but I didn't want to make a special trip. Then I realized Dublin is…
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Jun 28 2020

Mt Diablo – We Beat you this time!

This was our second attempt and we had a bigger group.  It was a hot day and it took us so long to try again,…
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Jun 28 2020

Alright Devil…Let's Dance!

Honestly, I'm not sure I'm ready to talk about this one. The elevation, the summertime heat, the crowds, the summit that tricks you into thinking…
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Jun 28 2020

Mt Diablo Summit

This was my first time to the Summit. It is technical but Overall was a great experience.
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Jun 27 2020

Mt. Diablo through Mitchell Canyon

I’ve finally got a full-blown hike to report! Got started waaaaayyy late and checked off Mount Diablo at the end of June. I may have…
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Jun 7 2020

Diablo – finally open

The Mount Diablo parking lots were recently opened so I didn’t know if there would be a rush of people going or not. The park…
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