Hike: Mount Diablo State Park (Advanced)

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WHERE: Mount Diablo State Park, 96 Mitchell Canyon Road, Clayton, CA 94517

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WHAT: This is about a 14 miles strenuous hike, not for beginners. Adults only. Elevation Gain/Loss: 3225 feet. We will start from Mitchell canyon road this will take us constantly uphill the first 6 miles during this time we will stop on the trail to eat, you will need to refuel. We will make it to the summit for a 20 minute break they have a store/ bathrooms. We will come back North Peak to Bald Ridge to Back Creek trail to Coulter Pine to Oak road back to car.

We should be back to Sacramento around 6:45/8:00 p.m. Depending on pace of group. I would like to keep a 30/35 minute mile going up and down.

WHO: This hike is for those who are in good physical hiking condition and are able to hike 7 miles uphill and down hills or done other strenuous activity such as mountain biking/showshoeing. Not for beginners!

WHEN: We will meet at 7:00 AM, depart at 7:15 AM from Enterprise park and ride off of Hwy 80 and Enterprise road.

Make a U-turn at Lake Rd onto Enterprise Blvd.

CARPOOL:Due to liability issues, BAS cannot organize or provide carpooling. At the Park & Ride parking lot, please be prepared to arrange your carpooling among yourselves and to help out drivers with gas money (A good rule of thumb is $3.00 for each hour of drive time. There is a $6 self parking fee at Mount Diablo State Park bring exact change. Toll on the way back $5. IF you are running late meet at the trail head. Please respect the time. Please read & sign the Carpool Agreement - www.smartwaiver.com/v/bascarpool

WHAT TO BRING: Layered clothing that wicks moisture, comfortable hiking boots, hiking poles, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, sunglasses, water shoes for the river and creek crossing. at least 2 liter containers of water (hydration bladders or Nalgene-type bottles), food for lunch and snacks and a camera. $$ for gas.

God Bless and Happy Trails

Please note that a current Bayside Adventure Sports Membership is required for our events. This annual fee helps offset our high insurance cost and helps keep most of our events free. For individuals it's only $49/year. Families are $99/year. For member benefits and to join, please see our membership page at www.baysideadventuresports.com/membership

Please fill out and submit the online liability waiver prior to the event - http://www.smartwaiver.com/v/baswaiver