Photographs from the Photography on the Run post: Running Down Diablo
Google Earth image showing the locations of Mt. Tamalpais and Mt. Diablo.
View west from the Juniper Trail near the summit of Mt. Diablo.
The Devil's Pulpit near the summit of Mt. Diablo. This area was burned in the September 2013 Morgan Fire.
Wooly sunflower (Eriophyllum lanatum) near the summit of Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Foothill penstemon (Penstemon heterophyllus) near the summit of Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Phacelia (and poison oak) near the summit of Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Butterfly mariposa lily (Calochortus venustus) near the junction of the Summit and North Peak Trails on Mt. Diablo. These were widespread. May 17, 2014.
Looking back up at the Summit Building and Vistor Center on Mt. Diablo (left) and the Devil's Pulpit (right) from the North Peak Trail.
Viewpoint on the North Peak Trail.
Brett running on the North Peak Trail.
Red ribbons (Clarkia concinna) along the North Peak Trail on Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Mt. Diablo fairy lantern (Calochortus pulchellus) along the North Peak Trail on Mt. Diablo. There were probably 50-100 of these plants along the North Peak and Bald Ridge Trails. May 17, 2014.
Wind poppy (Papaver heterophyllum) along the North Peak Trail on Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Ithuriel's spear (Triteleia laxa) along the North Peak Trail on Mt. Diablo. May 17, 2014.
Mt. Diablo fairy lantern (Calochortus pulchellus) along the North Peak Trail near Prospector's Gap. May 17, 2014.
Mt. Diablo Summit Building from Prospector's Gap.
Dudleya along North Peak Road. Sections of the road to North Peak are very steep and slippery!
Congested summit of North Peak. Eagle Peak is behind the wires on the left and the Mitchell Canyon Trailhead is at the base of the ridge descending from Eagle Peak.
Brett running along the Bald Ridge Trail. Meridian Ridge Road is in the canyon to our left.
Continuing down the Bald Ridge Trail...
... and then up to the top of Bald Ridge.
Chaparral pea (Pickeringia Montana) on the Bald Ridge Trail near Meridian Road in Mt. Diablo State Park. May 17, 2014.
Brett ascending the Eagle Peak Trail. Mt. Diablo is the peak on the left.
Coyote mint (Monardella villosa) along the Mitchell Rock Trail in Mt. Diablo State Park.
Just about to the trailhead at the Mitchell Canyon Interpretive Center and Ranger Station.
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