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Eagle Peak and Mt Diablo Falls Hike

February 16, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

• What we’ll do
Synopsis: Climb Eagle Peak(2369 ft) from the wild north side and return via Donner and Back canyons on a moderately paced but strenuous loop. Be prepared for cold winds, mud, and poison oak. Return to cars approximately 5:30pm. Optional dinner stop after hike.

If you wish to hike fast and get back early, this is not the hike for you. Mellow hikers welcomed.

Estimated Distance of Hike: 10 miles

Elevation Gain: Approximately 2800 feet

Leader: Steve Bakaley([masked])

Meet: 10:00am at the Mitchell Canyon staging area in Mt Diablo State Park (96 Mitchell Canyon Rd Clayton, Ca)

Directions: Take Hwy 680 North and exit on Ygnacio Valley Rd. Turn right on Ygnacio Valley Rd. and continue 8 mi to Pine Hollow Rd. Go right on Pine Hollow approx 1 mi to Mitchell Canyon Rd. Go right on Mitchell Canyon to park entrance.

Cancellation: Any rain cancels.

• What to bring
lunch, liquids (the equivalent of 2 liters of water), and warm clothing. Park rules prohibit alcoholic beverages. There are no potable water sources on the route. Recommend well-fitting boots for traction and ankle support. There are some steep slippery down-hills.

• Important to know
Cost: $6 parking fee.

Carpools: I recommend you arrange your own carpools where it is more convenient for you.

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Santa-Cruz-Sierra-Club/events/258631838/

Venue

Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center
96 Mitchell Canyon Fire Rd
Clayton, CA 94517 United States
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Phone:
(925) 837-2525
Website:
https://baynature.org/venue/mitchell-canyon-visitor-center/