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Foggy Mount Diablo Summit

Cranked out Mount Diablo (solo) this morning. I got a early start and didn’t see a single soul for the first 4.5 miles. When I…

No Diablo Today

A group of four of us, three training for the High Sierra Trail and myself, used this as a training hike. It was a perfectly…

Mount Diablo / Eagle Peak

Perfect weather for a hike to the top of Mount Diablo, plus a visit to Eagle Peak on the way back down.

Eye of Diablo

13May22. Our first hike on our second trip to Northern California to finish the 6-POP. The drive to the trailhead was as scenic as Mt…

Mt Diablo

The day before I were looking at the Mt Diablo from the East Peak of Mt Tamalpais, and it was fun to look at the…

Diablo Challenge

Incredible day, clear skies and light breeze. Got fairly hot in the early afternoon, felt like summer!  

Delightful Diablo

Perfect weather today, including a nice cool breeze and clear skies.  In the parking lot there were turkeys strutting around and lots of flowers on…

MT. Diablo

Was a perfect day to hike!  Lots of flowers throughout the hike.  We even saw critters but they were in the parking lot, turkey’s strutting…

Amazing Day in the East Bay

What a great day on Mt. Diablo – cool, breezy, sunny and beautiful.  The trail was busy but not overcrowded.  Hiking with my son was…

Mt Diablo – 1/6.

Beautiful day for a hike up Mt. Diablo. Bae and I made it round trip (avg. 7 miles) in under 3 hours. We hiked around…

Mount Diablo 😈

Ended up getting turned around a couple times, hit every peak pretty much for a total of 16.5 miles! It was a long one! Great…

Spring at Mt. Diablo

I did this peak in 2021, and it totally kicked my butt (heat exhaustion!). This year was a totally different experience! I wanted to hike…

Heavenly Diablo

7 mile up and back Summit Trail to MtDiablo peak. Steady up 2100’ for 3.5 miles, steady down same. Trail smooth. This isn’t really a…

Diablo

Clockwise meant a little softer on the knees coming down. Wildflowers are in bloom and the weather was the nicest I’ve experienced at Diablo, which…

HELL of a view

El DIABLO Very challenging but also very rewarding. The initial vertical part of the hike is pretty challenging. Especially when doing it solo. But take…

Climbing the Devil

Beautiful, sunny day with fairly low traffic on the trail.  Clear views for miles from the top.

Los Diablitos Hike

Today was a perfect day to hike Mt. Diablo.   The weather was clear and it was not too hot on the trail. Although I do…

Los Diablitos Hike.

Today was a perfect day to Hike Mt. Diablo. The weather was very clear and it was not too hot on the trail.

First peak down, 5 to go.

Started just after 10am, weather was perfect the entire way.  The way up was challenging with a lot of people on the trail, however the…

Up up up then down down down

We arrived at the parking area right at 8am as I know the place gets packed on weekends. We decided to do most of the…

Mt Diablo #2

We did this one clockwise. The ascent was harder but foliage more dense. This was an all day event with lots to see. Very strenuous…

Raising Hell at Mount Diablo

Bagged my first NorCal Peak! Couldn’t have chosen a better group to hike this peak with.  The weather was clear, there was a brisk breeze…

Mount Diablo

Great hike! Nice length and mostly mild/moderate strenuous inclines. We had beautiful weather, not too hot and wildflowers along the way. Mountain was still green…

MT Diablo- fighting chicken

Highly recommend going up the Eagle Peak side- it’s more challenging but much more scenic and fun IMO.

Mt Diablo

good hike trail in good condition

Mt Diablo

Tackled my first of the six peaks after rebounding from Covid a few weeks earlier. Didn’t go fast but got it done!

Mount Diablo

Great conditions, beautiful views! Hiked this one as my birthday hike with a group of friends.

Mid week Mind Makeover

It was a beautiful day for a Hike. Got this one in just before the rain. With all the craziness from work and the world…

Diablo Day!

It was another epic day out on Mount Diablo, my third visit in two years. This time I rejoined with fellow Six Pack’r Michael for…

Mt. Diablo Four Peaks

Awesome day on the trails with my running/hiking partner Scott on this first day of daylight savings time. Hills still green, many wildflowers, trails in…

A Devil of a Day

The surrounding hills were very green. The weather was cool and cloudy but good hiking conditions.

Diablo: Devil of a Hike

First time climbing to the Diablo Summit and it was a bit of a butt-kicker. Started off at Mitchell Canyon and went counter clockwise to…

Diablo 2 Resurrected

Clear day, could see over the mountains and out to the Bay area sights.

Mt. Diablo

Nice view from the top.  Went counter clockwise on the trail – big mistake.

Mt Diablo

This was a hard and strenuous hike. We somehow did the Eagle Peak trail which I found out later is the hard one. There are…

Birthday Hike

Hike was tough with over 3000 elevation gain. This was a recovery hike… ran 50k a week before. Reaching the peak was amazing! The views…

Heaven @ Mt Diablo

I think I passed away after Mt Diablo Summit. I cannot feel my legs, my knees, and nor my toes. I don’t know how I’ll…

My Diablo

Super clear day – could see forever from the peak. Good amount of wildflowers starting to bloom.

Diablo is aptly named

It was a lovely day and the views were fantastic, but this hike is brutal! We went up the fire road and down Bald Ridge,…

Gravel Diablo

I took on the 2nd peak (Mount Diablo) in the Six Pack of Peaks Nor Cal Challenge. Myself and 2 of my work colleagues started…

Mt. Diablo 6 Peaks 15.1 Miles!

Today was my 51st birthday so what did I do? Lure strangers from Facebook with the promise of ice cream if they go hiking with…

Mt Diablo

We started early to beat the crowds. It was a cold morning and there was still ice in the shade when we hit the summit.…

Meandering up Mt. Diablo

Wonderful day, cool temps, nice breeze but not too windy. Read that it can get crowded but I didn’t think it was that bad. We…

Mount Diablo

We conquered Mt. Diablo in a 15.2 mile trek with 3772 elevation gain. This amazing hike had it all – views for days, rock climbing,…

The devil is in the details

Hiked the Summit, and Eagle Peak. Tons of wildflowers. T’was relatively cool. Beautiful 360 views of the Sierra Nevada, Cascades, Coastal ranges, Bay, San Francisco,…

Mt Diablo

Beautiful ice crystals on the trees when we started, amazing view but had to be careful on descend as small gravels make it really slippery.

El Diablo

We actually started at the diablo overlook in 34 degree weather with some light snow and frost on the trees. Taking the counter clockwise route…

Mt. Diablo

It was a great hike with many amazing views of the surrounding area from the various peaks we hiked up to.

Mt. Diablo

Packed soil path with gravels and rocks. Steep climb and decline at times.

Mt. Diablo

Parking was sufficient for a group of 30+ at 8:30 am. About 15 minutes drive from entry gate to Summit parking lot w/ windy roads.…

Devil Diablo

Wow! This was a challenge, ranged from hot to seeing some snow on the ground! Beautiful clear day. I think I may have taken some…

When can I go back?

This was one on the best days to hike Mt. Diablo. It was chilly, but sunny so you get this combination of hot from the…

Mt Diablo

Aptly named, it put one to the test! The first part of the trail was easy as we ascended to the first peak with the…

Mt Diablo summit

Special day on Mt Diablo with ice frozen trees and snow flurries.  Bad day to forget gloves.   If you are going to leave from…

NorCal Mount Diablo 2022

I hiked the summit via Mitchell canyon loop which is about 13 miles loop with an elevation gain of 3822 feet. This is one of…

Mt. Diablo

I have hiked Mt. Diablo several times this year.  It’s a beautiful place worth to hike many times

Mt Diablo

Hike with 15 people for a whole day.  The trails are difficult.

Mt. Diablo

Beautiful day! Beautiful views! Beautiful group of friends! Grateful for the lovely hike.

Mt Diablo on a Saturday

It was cool and a bit windy at the top, but a beautiful hike. We ran upon people paragliding on our way down. This can…

The Climb of your life

The hike started on a beautiful Friday morning and the air had a chill. But as the climb ascended that chill in the air felt…

Mt Diablo

Pretty straightforward hike today. Started at 8am, at 40 degrees! Eventually warmed up. Started at Mitchell Creek and did the loop to the summit. Finished…

Diablo

Great day for a hike, a little cold but sunny with a few wildflowers blooming. We started at 9:15 and went up to the North…

Doubling down Diablo

No snow, but some hail / ice from earlier storms and wildflowers! First poppy of the season for me. We did this in September on…

O. M. Diabloooooiooio

Definitely a hard hike up to the top!!! We saw a group of wild pigs and a coyote!  The wild flowers are in full bloom.…

The Devil

This hike by far has been my favorite hike. We saw all sorts of things like wild pigs and a fox which was right behind…

Mt Diablo

Unusually chilly day with highs at 41F! Lovely hike with lush green mountains. Spring colors were just starting to show. Not too windy at the…

Mt Diablo Hike

Beautiful cool hiking weather, spectacular clear views at the top – loved the view of the North Bay including San Francisco!  

Mt Diablo

Beautiful doable, perfect distance hike.

State Park Mt Diablo

Mt Diablo State Park is very well maintained, many restrooms, picnic tables, parking. The hike itself was moderate, good workout. At the summit there is…

Diablo my little devil

Best butt kicking mountain we have close by.Trails getting rougher by mountain bikers where they shouldn’t be.Got great colder weather and not so much traffic.Including…

Mount Diablo

We went 13.7 miles to summit and around the loop.

Mt Diablo

Long hike, and challenging with lots of steep downhill. Small group with 3 of us. Had fun meeting new friend.

see for miles

Perfect day for a hike. Fantastic weather, and not too many people.

Mt Diablo summit

Started at Mitchell Canyon Road. Came down from Diablo via Summit trail 13.1 miles and over 3800 ft elevation gain completed in 7.5 hours including…

Six peaks loop

I started at 8:10am, reached the Mt. Diablo summit at 12:00pm and returned to the parking lot at 4:10pm. The weather was very good in…

Die Ablo is done

We had great weather. There weren’t many hikers since we chose a weekday. Brought a first timer up. easy peasy. Peak number 3 of 6??

Mount Diablo

Nice weather recommendation do clocks back

OneSix – Diablo

Wonderful Hike, Great group and first of the 6 peaks.  Weather was perfect.

Captured the Devil

Hiked with a group of 20 people. Excellent hike with challenging elevations. View from top is stunning on a clear day like we had.

Devil’s Thicket

We did the suggested hike in reverse which wasn’t a good idea.  I’m blaming it on trail markers, and lack thereof, but understand lots of…

Meow

Perfect hiking weather.  So far the most scenic of the NorCal 6pops!  

Chose your own Diablo adventure

Fun hike with interesting landscape and epic views! Tons of different options for where to start and how to complete your hike. We chose to…

Chose your own Diablo adventure

Fun hike with interesting landscape and epic views! Tons of different options for where to start and how to complete your hike. We chose to…

Diablo on a beautiful day!

Beautiful mild winter day on Diablo! Three down, and three to go. We coincidentally started at the same as a trail race. Kudos to them…

BootyGains

For some reason I had it in my head to go counter-clockwise. Unless you want a serious uphill workout, I suggest going clockwise (which is…

Mount Diablo Summit

Great day for a hike up to the summit at Mt. Diablo with cool temps. and lots of sunshine. Trail up to the summit was…

Mount Diablo: 15 Miles

I did Mount Diablo Hike, Solo. Trail was good and weather was windy and Sunny. It was a 15.10 Miles hike from Mitchell Canyon visitor…

One-on-One with El Diablo

My first SOLO summit of Mt. Diablo (elevation 3849) today. Hiked from the base to reach Diablo’s peak, marked by this tower with a museum…

Mt. Diablo Clayton side – figure 8

Great day in January!!! We started clockwise and intended to stay left to the summit.  We inadvertently crossed over to the fire trail and took…

Taking on the Devil first

Great day for a great hike. Opt for the shorter but steeper trails for a challenging climb.

Devil of a Wind

The wind was moderate-to-strong for most of the hike and almost knocked us over during our very brief time up on the tower.  The expansive…

Sore today!

This hike was way more challenging than I was expecting!  Stunning views. I went Mitchell Canyon to Oak Road to Coulter Pine Trail, Bruce Lee…

Older but stronger

Start from Mitchell Rock, Twin Peak, Eagle Peak, Mt. Diablo, North Peak and finished at Mount Olympia.

Diabolic Diablo + 4 peaks

Mt. Diablo 15.2 mile hike via Twin Peaks, Eagle Peak, and North Peak.Trail conditions were very good, but muddy in places — especially in lower…

Diablo 6 Peak loop

Good hike in cool weather. No view at the top due to clouds and light rain. Quite muddy in some areas. I was glad to…

Diablo Madness

The vertical climb of this peak is brutal but so beautiful. There were a few times that I thought I might have been hit by…

The Peak

I joined the group to hike Mt. Diablo for 2 reasons, I want to experience to hike with a big group and I am not…

Mt. Diablo

It was 32 degrees when we headed out at about 8:30 AM.  Never really warmed up.  Hiked in warm clothing layers.  Never got down to…

Diablo el Fuego

I picked Mt. Diablo for my first peak in the challenge because I know how hot the area and dry the area can be in…

Christmas Eve with Diablooooooo

Cold, windy, and muddy. Hiked this after we got some downpour so it made the first mile challenging. After that I had to fend off…

Mt. Diablo via Summit Trail

Snowed a few days before we did the hike, trail muddy at lower areas for a bit but overall it was fine.  We were above…

Mount Diablo

Cold day to come up. Some parts were not bad, some parts were windy and covered in ice. It’s definitely better be cold than hot…