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Mt. Diablo

Co-leaders: Nancy Levin, Roger Sayre

Ride date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Meetup time: 9:00 AM  Rollout time: 9:15 AM

Distance: 38.4
Pace: B/C
Terrain: 4 

Total elevation: 4,036 feet

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30909629

Description: Get your climbing legs ready and join us for a classic fun climb up (and down) Mt. Diablo! We'll start from Pleasant Hill BART and ride via the North Gate to the ranger station for a water/restroom break, and then ride up to the top! We'll return down via the South Gate for a late lunch in Danville. Domenico's is a favorite. From there, it's on to Walnut Creek BART where we end the ride. It's a tough climb, but will be worth it with views from the top, and great descent. Dress for cool weather - it can get cold on the descent! If you have any questions, contact the ride leader or co-leader. For BART riders from SF, there are several trains arriving before 9 am. See https://www.bart.gov/planner to make your plans.

Meals/Snacks/Water: First water/restroom stop is at the ranger station, about half way up Diablo. Then we'll ascend, where there are restrooms, water, and snacks. Our lunch in Danville comes after climbing and descending Mt Diablo, so bring enough snacks/food to hold you over.  

Sweeps? No

If rain is in the forecast, contact the ride leader for information about a possible cancellation.
When:
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 9:15 AM until 3:00 PM
Where:
Pleasant Hill BART Station
1365 Treat Street
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
Contact(s):
Nancy Levin
Category:
Road
Registration is recommended
No Fee