Mount Diablo | The Grand Loop - Revisited

November 23, 2014
Contra Costa County
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Noreen
Distance: 8.3 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,405 ft.

Another beautiful day on Mt. D.

Here we are, on the wrong trail...


Now we are on the right track...

I think this hill needs to be named Hippo Hill. Don't you agree?

Bloody hoof print..

 No. Nothing interesting on the trail. Just steep - taking a breather.


 The observation deck.


 The new "Eye of Diablo"


Deer Flat Road, Meridian Ridge Road, Bald Ridge Trail (the guide book has you stay on Meridian Ridge Road to Prospector Gap Road - but we prefer single track over fire road), Prospectors Gap Road, North Peak Trail, Summit Trail, Juniper Trail.