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RyanCampagnagood day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009


too hot out, but good hike...
Posted Jul 8, 2009 5:04 pm

cmc56789Diablo via Mt. Olympia & North Peak   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009


Took most of a day to do this from Marsh Creek Road. Was thankful for the shade as it was a hot one. Encountered one threatening rattlesnake, two deer, a jackrabbit and a lot of tourists (only near the summit/road). Aside from the tourists, it was a great escape from the surrounding suburbs.
Posted Jul 7, 2009 12:47 am

iditarod81Really cloudy day.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2008


Really cloudy and misty - couldn't see anything from the top. Will have to do again.
Posted Jun 29, 2009 1:37 pm

JHH60A number of times  Sucess!


Have hiked this various times by various routes.
Posted Jun 23, 2009 1:46 pm

Bubba SuessRim of the Bay  Sucess!

Bubba Suess

I hiked this one when I was in the Boy Scouts. Awesome view, of course.
Posted May 28, 2009 9:43 pm

Bruce ChristensenHot!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2009

Bruce Christensen

First time in the park. Did the four peak look: Eagle Peak, Mt. Diablo, North Peak, Mount Olympia.

I was impressed with how well signed the park was. As long as you have a trail map, it would be hard to get lost.

It was ridiculously hot. I drank 3 liters of water on the way to Mt. Diablo. I drank more there, refilled my water bottles, and finished another 3 liters on the way down. My keychain thermometer said 115 degrees F at one point. I don't trust the thermometer, but I'm pretty sure it was at least above 100. I had salt crystals all over my skin when I finally dried off. I could have filled a salt shaker.
Posted May 18, 2009 2:14 am

jpmossymother's day hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 13, 2005


Hiked up to Eagle Peak with my mom for mothers day. Very hot day but the bluebird skies and sun were enjoyable. We were joined by a big black tarantula walking down the trail on the way out to the car. There was also some sort of bike race on the mountain with a finish down at the parking lot
Posted May 7, 2009 6:54 am

sarsampGreat Views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2007


Beautiful views from the summit.
Posted Apr 3, 2009 2:19 am

farrisglSummit via Mitchell Canyon over Eagle Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 1996


Great training hike in hot weather. With a couple of detours, I expect the total distance with about 16 miles.
Posted Mar 3, 2009 5:55 pm

SummitJunkieFour Summits Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 24, 2009


Great loop hike in awesome weather. Training for Rainer in Aug, look here: http://www.summitforsomeone.org/main.php?page=4&climber=6131
Posted Feb 25, 2009 12:43 am

Ze4 peaks loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2008


from the east saddle, took a use trail straight up. nice and steep
Posted Jan 7, 2009 10:46 pm

davidjhoopesFun Times  Sucess!


My father-in-law had a great time up.
Posted Nov 27, 2008 9:41 pm

kavakAuto Mountaineering  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006


Took some time off while visiting San Francisco to drive to the top. The road was long and meandering which required lots of concentration due to all the bikers making the ascent. So if I wanted to take in the view I stopped at a pullout. The bike riders are very aggressive as to ownership of the rode. At the summit parking lot we witnessed one poor tourist with his family in tow being openly berated for his driving skills by a group of bicyclists.
Posted Nov 18, 2008 9:48 am

NoonduelerUp and down  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2001


All around for years.
Posted Nov 4, 2008 10:39 pm

AdamJMitchell Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2008


Hiked this all day with my Dad. Reached the summit then bagged the north peak on the way back down. We took the wide trail/road to the top and then the windy path down from the north peak. Next time would like to do it in reverse
Posted Jul 31, 2008 6:29 pm

kasibellaLovely Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2004


Crowded, but great day overall.
Posted Jul 21, 2008 1:13 pm

TracyMy 5th CA cohp.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2008


Lots of tourists and interesting observation tower/visitors' center. Summited at 4:45 PM. This was my 2nd of three cohps this day.
Posted May 21, 2008 1:04 am

ckerthLong Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2008


Completed a long loop from the Mitchell Canyon trailhead. Great views and weather throughout the day.
Posted Apr 8, 2008 2:04 am

tarolWonderful mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2008


Hiked the last part up from Devil's Elbow on the Summit Trail. Also hiked parts of the Juniper Trail, Moses Rock Ridge, and the Fire Interpretive Trail.
Posted Apr 2, 2008 11:41 am

Fredd C DobbsSummit Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2008

Fredd C Dobbs

Nice day- except for the stop & go traffic on 580!
Posted Mar 13, 2008 12:46 am

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