Mount Diablo-28 December 2008

Mount Diablo State Park

Contra Costa County, California

28 December 2008

8.4 miles, 2,259 ft. accumulated climb


Photographs by Neil Mishalov

Betsy and I did a hike on the western side of the Mount Diablo massif. I was interested in finding two different historical sites: Mountain House Hotel and the Green Ranch. We were able to incorporate both locations in this jaunt.

Google Earth satellite/aerial photo map of the Mount Diablo massif, with the tracked route of the hike superimposed in red on the image.

Hiking data gathered with a Garmin Oregon 300 GPS Receiver.

GPS data converter for Macintosh OSX by Load-My-Tracks.

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Exercise data and elevation graph for Macintosh OSX by Ascent

Betsy at a swimming pool located on the site of the Green Ranch.

Panoramic image from the Mother's Trail on Mount Diablo, looking west.

Mountain House site marker. Nothing remains of the structure.

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