Mount Diablo / Mitchell Canyon to Devils Elbow

Loop • 12.3 mi • 2800 ft

This ride begins just a few hundred feet from Mount Diablo's summit, affording some amazing views. It begins with a thrilling downhill, the terrain changing from high scrub to a rocky canyon before climbing back up along a creek. Some parts of this ride may be a bit too hair-raising for some folks, but experienced riders will relish it.
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Activity Type: Mountain Biking
Nearby City: Walnut Creek
Length: 12.3 total miles
Elevation Gain: 2,800 feet
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Strenuous, moderately technical.
Season: Spring through Fall
Local Maps: USGS Clayton
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