Northern California - Fat guys who've climbed Diablo - how long did it take you?
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04-04-07, 04:54 PM
This 43 y/o fat guy would like to know about how long it took others to climb Diablo. Just wanted to let my wife know when to send out a search party. Thanks.
04-04-07, 05:26 PM
here are the results from last year's mt. diablo challenge: http://www.doitsports.com/newresults3/client/148827_174590_2006.html
goes from athenian school to summit.
EDIT - as for my own personal time... let's just say i'm not even in the top half.
04-04-07, 05:29 PM
The slowest people I know can do North Gate Road in about 70 minutes; and probably 10 minutes faster on the easy side. Fat people usually skip the Summit.
FYI - cell phone reception is pretty good up there.
04-05-07, 12:18 AM
I'm not too terribly fat, but I'm big and a mediocre climber. It takes me about 1-1/2hrs by myself, closer to 2hrs with the wife. I only ever climbed from Southgate.
It only takes 15 minutes or so to get back down......
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