Cool Spring Jaunt up Mt Diablo to the Junction

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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This ride climbs up Mt Diablo via North Gate Rd to the Junction Ranger Station. North Gate Rd from the Mt Diablo State Park North Gate Entrance Station to the Junction Ranger Station is 6.5 miles with an average grade of 6%.

North Gate Rd towards Burma Trail.

Upper North Gate Rd to Diablo Ranch.

North Gate Rd to Junction Ranger Station.

The mountain landscape is always beautiful regardless of the season and weather! Want more climbing? Continue on Summit Rd up to Juniper or to the Summit, you won’t be disappointed!

Garmin Stats:
39 Miles with 2825′ of elevation gain-ride start from Martinez
Max elevation: 2133′
Max grade: 11%
Terrain: Extremely hilly
Weather: Overcast and cool with temps ranging from the low 50’s to the low 60’s with brisk SW winds.

Click here to view the interactive route map & elevation profile


Follow this route for today’s ride from Heather Farm:

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