Ascent of Mount Diablo on 1988-12-31

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Our group of 17 included Don de Fremery
Kate McKillop
Ralph Wright
Ute Dietrich
Brian Chan
Bond Shands
Morgan Irby
Ande Goulet
Connie Roos
Joan Bewley
Tom Teneza
Don Falk
Everett Smith
Date:Saturday, December 31, 1988
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Diablo
    Elevation:3849 ft / 1173 m

Ascent Trip Report

A grand tour of the four summits: Eagle Peak-Mt. Diablo-North Peak-Mt. Olympia. The route from the Mitchell Canyon staging area: Mitchell Rock-Twin Peaks-Eagle Peak-Murchio Gap-Deer Flat-Deer Flat Rd-Laurel Dell Camp-Juniper Tr-Mt. Diablo summit-Summit Tr-North Peak Tr-Prospectors Gap-North Peak Rd-North Peak-North Peak Tr-Mt. Olympia-Zippe Tr-Mt. Olympia Rd-Cardinet Oaks Rd-Lower Donner Tr-Donner Canyon Rd-Bruce Lee Tr-Mitchell Canyon staging area. Light snow on ground above 3,000'; summit road closed.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3524 ft / 1074 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3524 ft / 1073 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Threatening but ok
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3524 ft / 1074 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3224 ft / 983 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:300 ft / 91 m
    Route:via Eagle Peak/Murchio Gap/Deer Flat Rd
    Start Trailhead:Mitchell Cyn entrance  625 ft / 190 m
    Time:3 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3224 ft / 982 m
    Route:via Prospectors Gap/North Peak/Mt. Olympia
    End Trailhead:Mitchell Cyn entrance  625 ft / 190 m
    Time:3 Hours 25 Minutes

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