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1110. Five Peaks of Diablo (11/24/17)

Hikers (39): Alan B, Allyson, Baltazar, Bjorn, Brad, Caitlin X, Carissa, Chester, Christopher T, Craig A, Dan, Giulia, Hailong, Hong, Jacquie, Jeff, Jim, Jolly, Karl, Kathryn, Michael W, Mihail, Milon, Nora, Peter, Pov, Qi, Rainer, Ralph, Sarah, Sarbinder, Shuli, Sophie, Steve, Susan S, Theresa, Tom Mu, Xiaohan, Yannick
Distance: 16 miles
Rating: 4 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Mt. Diablo State Park near Clayton

Peter owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Chester, Craig, Karl, and Sarbi


First peak(s) -- Twin Peaks


Second peak -- Eagle Peak, with nice views


Almost at the top!


Third peak -- Diablo Summit!


Heading down the backside over to Prospector's Gap on a beautiful fall afternoon


My knees were feeling it on this day!


Fourth peak -- North Peak (with the hated downhill to follow)


Wild Feet heading down to Olympia


Fifth peak -- Mt. Olympia (with Theresa striking a pose)


Make it back to the quarry and you're done!


Thanksgiving survivors came out to see the INCH turkeys

Milestones:
Highest point in Contra Costa county
Alan B's 30th leaf
Caitlin X's 1st leaf
Jacquie's 1st leaf
Susan S's 20th leaf
Xiaohan's 1st leaf



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