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Mount Diablo / Elevation
3,849′

Mt Diablo

Mountain in California
Mount Diablo is a mountain of the Diablo Range, in Contra Costa County of the eastern San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. It is south of Clayton and northeast of Danville. It is an isolated upthrust peak of 3,849 feet, visible from most of the San Francisco Bay Area. Wikipedia
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How steep is Mount Diablo?
The climb itself is mostly moderate, with occasional steep turns and a final 150-yard stretch of straight 16% grade. The climb is mostly exposed, with breathtaking views, but does pass through several shaded groves with picnic areas and campgrounds.
How long does it take to climb Mt Diablo?
Background. This is the Mount Diablo's most memorable hike — the complete climb from base to summit. Because of how steep and rough the trail is, the entire loop takes about 8–9 hours; there just isn't a lot of trail where you can walk at a normal pace.
How hard is it to climb Mount Diablo?
Generally considered a challenging route, it takes an average of 4 h 13 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, hiking, and trail running, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime.
How far can you see from the top of Mount Diablo?
With a summit 3,849 feet above sea level, Mount Diablo stands like a sentinel watching over the Bay Area. The views from the top are arresting — in fact, on a clear day, you can see parts of a whopping 35 of 58 California counties from the summit, according to Dan Stefanisko, supervising ranger at Mt.
Mount Diablo ; Highest point ; Elevation, 3,849 ft (1,173 m) NAVD 88 ; Prominence, 3,109 ft (948 m) ; Listing · California county high points 45th.
Elevation: 3,849 ft (1,173 m) NAVD 88
Age of rock: Cretaceous, Jurassic
Parent range: Diablo Range
Location: Contra Costa County, California, U.S
Elevations in the park range from 300 to 3,849 feet. This wide range of elevations creates broad variations in tempera- ture, rainfall and wind exposure that ...
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Results 1 - 30 of 856 · It was about 13 miles round trip from the Mitchell Creek Canyon route and we clocked in about 4,700~ feet of elevation gain. We encountered ...
Mar 26, 2020 · The mountain sits on the eastern edge of the Bay Area, in Contra Costa County, and its peak is visible from most spots around the Bay. At 3,849 ...
Straddling two climates—the Pacific Coast and Central Valley—and ranging in elevation between 300 feet to 3,849 feet, Mount Diablo State Park is a ...
Mount Diablo, California · Elevation: 3849 feet, 1173 meters · Other Photos ...
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Topo Map: Clayton O37121h8 1:24,000
Prominence: Key Col Page (Detailed prominence information); Clean Prominence: 3109 ft/947 m; Optimistic Prominence: 3129 ft...
Route #1: Paved Road: Mount Diablo Road
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If you make this hike you'll have bragging rights for reaching the top of one of the Bay Area's tallest mountains at 3,849 feet.
Jan 1, 2020 · At 3,849 feet, Mount Diablo is one of the highest and most prominent peaks in the San Francisco Bay Area and perhaps the most well-known ...
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This trail travels between a trailhead low on Mount Diablo State Park's South Gate Road (no parking) and the summit of Mount Diablo via the south face of ...