Ascent of Mount Diablo on 2012-03-09

Climber: Brendon Chapman

Others in Party:Janell Chapman - wife
Date:Friday, March 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Diablo
    Elevation:3849 ft / 1173 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at the Castle Rock Staging area on the North side of the mountain. Traveled down the Stage Road to the Burma Angel Kerley Northgate Summit Trail...summiting the 3849 ft mountain in fair weather. Returned via Juniper Deer Burma Mothers Angel Kerley Burma Stage Road. My new wife Janell and I traveled 16.15 miles round trip in preparation for hiking in Yosemite, where we were married Leap Year Day, Feb. 29, 2012
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4400 ft / 1339 m
    Extra Gain:433 ft / 131 m
    Distance:17.2 mi / 27.6 km
    Route:Summit Trail via Castle Rock
    Trailhead:Castle Rock Staging  315 ft / 96 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Views obscured by haze!

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