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Diamond Coulouir
Nigel Lewis in Zen like contemplation below the Diamond Couloir, Mount Kenya.

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scotjackDiamond Glacier Gone

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Great picture, but unfortunately, the Diamond Glacier at the head of the Diamond Couloir is now no more than a patch of snow. Gone too is the ice cave with the curtain of icicles, through which the "Ice Window" for the classic "Ice Window Route" was cut by P. Snyder, Y. Laulan and B. LeDain in 1974.
(If you know where to look, the ice curtain is still visible in this photograph, so I assume this was taken in the eighties?)
Posted Feb 1, 2011 6:58 pm

Nigel LewisRe: Diamond Glacier Gone

Nigel Lewis

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1994. We never got up it!!

N
Posted Feb 6, 2011 2:46 pm

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Nigel LewisSubmitted by Nigel Lewis
on Sep 30, 2007 10:49 am

Image ID: 342200
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Lat/Lon: 0.15312°S / 37.31129°E
Object Title: Diamond Coulouir

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing