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Round the Mountain Hike

From December 29, 2017 10:00 am until December 29, 2017 5:00 pm Save to calendar

At Juniper Campground Deer Flat Dr Trailhead Mount Diablo State Park Moses Rock Ridge, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA

Categories: Hiking

Round the Mountain Hike

Description: This classic loop provides views in all directions as we circle the Park’s dominant peak via Deer Flat, Prospector’s Gap and Oak Knoll. Parts of this hike will pass through burn areas of the September 2013 Morgan Fire. Late spring wildflowers should still be abundant on parts of the route. Allow 7 hours for this 8.5 mile hike with a total elevation gain of about 2300 feet. Steady relaxed pace with a 30-minute lunch and other rest breaks. Bring layered clothing and plenty of water. Be prepared for poison oak. This hike will be shortened in case of extreme heat.

Leader: Jake Van Akkeren  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Meet: Juniper trailhead (take either North or South Gate Roads to their junction and continue up Summit Rd. until the large parking lot on the left at the entrance to Juniper Camp)
Fee: $10 per vehicle

Allow extra time on State Park roads due to cycle traffic safety regulations.
No reservations needed


2017-12-29 10:00:00
2017-12-29 17:00:00