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Up Mount Diablo or up a creek?

Original post made on Apr 8, 2011

On a recent weekday afternoon, I left work and headed up Mount Diablo for a one-night camping trip. I've been a camper and backpacker since I was a kid, but on that night, I forgot the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Danville
on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:27 am

Great Article. You should have more of these local stories in your columns. We get enough political and crime related stories bombarding us from all directions; this story - by contrast- has the power to make the reader pause and be thankfull for the beautiful natural surroundings in which we live.

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Posted by Pedal Power
a resident of Danville
on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:58 pm

I agree with Mike: please keep these stories coming.

We camped up Mount Diablo many times while the kids were growing up, to take in comets, meteor showers, spring flowers or just because it was there, but is is easy to get out of the habit and stories like these are a great reminder of the resources, (natural and otherwise) that we have right on our door step.

Thank you to Glenn and the Danville Weekly :-)