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806. Five Peaks of Diablo (11/26/11)

Hikers (31): Alan, Amy D, Ann R, Caitlin, David, Harvey, Helen, Isai, Janice, Jeff, John, Karl, Kirk, Linda L, Mike, Neil Y, Padraig, Paul, Peter, Ralph, Rudi, Sarah, Shuli, Sophie, Stacy, Steve, Suzie, Tiffany, Trish, Wendy, Yipeng
Distance: 16 miles
Rating: 4 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Mt. Diablo State Park near Clayton

Peter owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Karl and John


A big crowd showed up to work off the Thanksgiving calories


The gang at Not Eagle Peak


But we eventually found the real Eagle Peak


Proof that we were at the summit


Paddy checks out the view


The North Peak antennae loom up ahead


Coming down that thing was a piece of cake for Sophie


As if the climb wasn't hard enough, I had to fight through Paddy's poison gas


The clouds started moving in by early afternoon -- let's wrap this up!


Nice view of Eagle Peak from Olympia


The King of Mount Olympia looks down at the clouds


There were a couple of angels on Olympia too


Nice fall afternoon at Diablo -- perfect way to spend the day


Hike's over -- party time!

Honorable mention to Sabine for doing the first portion up to Eagle Peak on her gimpy ankle before having to turn back.

Milestones:
Highest point in Contra Costa county
Caitlin's 1st leaf
Harvey's 110th leaf
Isai's 30th leaf
Neil Y's 1st leaf
Sophie's 40th leaf
Trish's 1st leaf



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