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Hike Details for Mount Diablo Summit via Juniper Camp

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Mt. Diablo State Park
Mount Diablo Summit via Juniper Camp

City: Clayton
Region: EastBay
Park: Mt. Diablo State Park

Saturday, March 24, 2007 @ 8:00 AM


Event Notes:

This is a strenuous hike, about 12-14 miles roundtrip, with an elevation gain of approximately 3800 feet. Bring: trekking poles, lunch, water, sunscreen, rain gear. Light rain does not cancel the hike. Torrential rain does cancel the hike. Meet at end of Regency Drive in Clayton. We'll stop at the Summit for 45 minutes to eat lunch, and take breaks along the way, depending on the temperature.

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Trail Notes:

This is a strenuous hike, about 12-14 miles roundtrip, with an elevation gain of approximately 3800 feet. We'll hike up Mitchell Canyon Road to Murchio Gap. From there we'll take Bald Ridge Road to Prospector's Gap and the Summit Trail. We'll stop at the summit for lunch. We'll return via Bald Ridge Trail to Murchio Gap, then take Back Creek Trail to Murchio Road and the the Regency Gate. Meet at end of Regency Drive in Clayton.


Trailhead Directions:
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From Dublin/San Ramon, take Hwy 680 North towards Concord/Martinez. Exit at Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek. At bottom of offramp, turn RIGHT at stoplight onto Ygnacio Valley Road. Continue on Ygnacio for 7.5 miles up the hill and into the city of Concord. At stoplight turn RIGHT onto Clayton Road. Or from the north, take Southbound 680 and exit at Treat Blvd. At end of offramp turn left then make an immediate left turn at the next light onto Treat Blvd. Follow Treat into the city of Concord for approximately 8 miles. At light turn right onto Clayton Road. Take Clayton Road into the Town of Clayton. Pass Mitchell Canyon Rd on your right and Oakhurst and Diablo View School on your left. Regency Drive is a private residential street with a traffic light at its intersection. Turn right on Regency Drive and park at the end of the street. Regency Gate is just down the hill from the Dead End.

Parking Fee: None

The trailhead information on this page was last updated
Monday, March 12, 2007.

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