Ascent of Mount Diablo on 2011-07-24
|Others in Party:||Patrick Kao|
|Date:||Sunday, July 24, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||3849 ft / 1173 m|
Ascent Trip ReportTwo of us started around the Rock City area and took the Summit Trail all the way up (we did take a shortcut that was shorter but steeper). We found the trail markers slightly confusing, but a couple fellow hikers straightened us out.
The hike is moderately strenuous - probably a 6/10 in the summer heat, and took us about 6 hours with a lot of time taking pictures at the top. Views at the top are worth it though. You can see A LOT of land around you.
For a little diversity, on the way back we took the Juniper Trail to Summit Trail back to our cars.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Hot, Breezy, Clear|
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