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Rocker Paullystart of fall!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2009

Rocker Paully

revenge is sweet
Posted Sep 27, 2009 10:57 pm

mtybumpoSouthwest Ridge Madness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2009


Climbed with Zach V. We came up from the west instead of the standard East Ridge route. From this side the mountain is a crumbling mess of loose scree and dirt. It takes an exhausting amount of effort just to reach the ridge leading to the summit because the scree is SO bad. I cannot emphasize enough how ROTTEN the rock is on the southwest ridge. The rest of the hike is great though. We were the only ones on top.
Posted Aug 30, 2009 1:28 am

rmjwintersEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009


My good friend, Scott Smith, and I climbed the east ridge in hit and miss weather. We had a fantastic day on a spectacular summit. This was my first time in the Lemhi Range and it was well worth it.
Posted Jul 5, 2009 3:14 pm

mtn earWinter Ascent?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 2, 2009

mtn ear

Okay it wasn't "technically" winter, but it had all the qualities! Started up the East Ridge route at noon and summitted at 5:00 PM. No visibility on upper 2000'. We were plowing through waist deep snow at times. No views, but still well worth the effort!!
Posted May 4, 2009 3:55 pm

montanaboyEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2008


A good combination of climbing and route decisions keeps you fully engaged, making Diamond an effort I enjoyed very much.
Posted Sep 1, 2008 1:13 am

mountaingazelleEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008


Climbed the east ridge on a warm day. This is a very enjoyable mountain because of the solid rock and fun scrambling. Almost all of the ridge was dry except for the top which had snow.
Posted Jul 7, 2008 4:09 am

Bob BoltonEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

Bob Bolton

Great climb with Dennis, Duane, and Grant. Fun scrambling, but it was not fun dodging the hail on the way down. And that storm came up and then completely disappeared within about 30 minutes or so. Otherwise perfect weather. Amazing!
Posted Aug 21, 2007 9:36 pm

Dennis PoulinEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

Dennis Poulin

Nice climb with Bob, Duane, and Grant. Hail and lightning before we could get back to the car.
Posted Aug 20, 2007 9:38 pm

boisedocquick scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007


very windy day. Enjoyable scramble.
Posted Aug 19, 2007 11:14 pm

mfox79Great Scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007


I finnaly got around to climbing this one after looking at from Idaho Falls for the last six months. the morning started off with really bad electrical storms, but I got a break in the weather about 10:00, and made my bid. topped out by 4:30 under clear blue skys. this one had some fun scrambling near the top.
Posted Aug 19, 2007 6:34 pm

nickkarlToo dam HOT!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2006


It was a hot and long day on the mountain. The late start didn't help and my sense of direction was FUBAR as well. But I made to the summit for my first solo 12'er. It was a great learning experience...mostly what not to do.
Posted Jun 8, 2007 7:54 pm

skunk apeDiamond  Sucess!

skunk ape

East Ridge and finished off with The Riddler and Big Boy peak.
Fun climb!
Posted Feb 26, 2007 11:38 pm

AndinistalocoEast ridge  Sucess!


Fun, short, but steep hike to the top of this one. Great views of the Tetons far to the east....
Posted Oct 17, 2006 10:50 pm

Super DaveDiamond Didn't Disappoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2006

Super Dave

Was a great day on a great mountain, the east ridge just keeps on going and going. We set a quick pace to try and beat the thunderstorms, but they never materialized. Here’s a write up and some photos.
Posted Jul 11, 2006 8:05 pm

Desert ClimberEast Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2006

Desert Climber

I finally made it up this one after looking at it daily for many years. It is a great class 3 with a great view on cloudless/smokeless days like today!
Posted Jun 19, 2006 1:58 am

smithdc27East Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2006


Fisrt Idaho peak I've climbed. Beautiful day, a few minor snowfields left.
Posted Jun 18, 2006 5:06 pm

SawtoothSeanRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: October 18, 2002  Sucess!


Probably the easiest of Idaho's 12ers. It took us a mere 1 hr hour 45 minutes to summit. We went over on the same ridge and did the more interesting Riddler and that took quite a bit longer given we tried a circuit descent and got cliffed several times.
Posted Dec 30, 2005 11:00 pm

brendonRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: Oct. 22, 2005  Sucess!


It's about time I climbed this one. Awesome views from Hyndman to Hilgard, Grand Teton to Borah, Cache to Big Creek.
Posted Oct 22, 2005 11:24 pm

punk_rocker333Route Climbed: East ridge Date Climbed: September 26, 2003  Sucess!


Did this on a cold September day. Actually saw 4 other people on the summit that day...in shorts! They were freezing needless to say. It has some really great class 3 sections.
Posted Apr 30, 2005 8:47 pm

IdahoSummitsRoute Climbed: East Ridge Date Climbed: 7/7/2001  Sucess!


Climbed with Ken Jones of Washington. Nice climb, with little towers that intervene on the ridge. These little towers make for 50-60 foot sections of class 3 climbing.
Posted May 7, 2004 3:22 pm

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