Rock climbing day on Mount Diablo, near San Francisco


Explore Mount Diablo, standing close to San Francisco, on a day of rock climbing adventure with fully-certified Explore California guides.


1 Day

Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct


All Levels


  • Explore the rocky terrain of Mount Diablo in the US state of California.
  • Capture the breathtaking views of the Californian mountainside.
  • Benefit from having a fully-qualified guide accompanying you along the way.


Rising in northern California is the dominant peak of Mount Diablo, which measures 3,849 feet.

Once scaled, the summit of Mount Diablo offers spectacular panoramic vistas, including of the eastern bay area of San Francisco.

The mountain separates the ranges and valleys of the Coast Ranges, from the San Joaquin River to the great Central Valley.

It is shaped like a volcano and has 2 summits, rising approximately 25 miles away from San Francisco.

The majority sandstorm rocks provide dozens of different routes to take with varying difficulty, so finding a climbing route suited to your own level of ability is an easy task.

We can find anything from trad climbing to bouldering on Mount Diablo.

Due to the vast surrounding land being flat, Mount Diablo is visible from many miles around. It is said to hold the world’s second farthest-ranged view after Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

There is a 15-mile road that winds along and scales up the mountain all the way to the summit. There are also numerous trails that zigzag throughout the mountain, cutting through grassy terrain that opens up great views of the surrounding landscape.

When it comes to rock climbing, the southwest terrain is much steeper as well as the northeast. It features plenty of rock outcrops that are excellent for scrambling.

Get in touch now to reserve your place on the steep and rocky Mount Diablo, close to San Francisco, for a day of rock climbing.


About the guide

One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 413 Each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

This price is split between participants.



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