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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Art Sable, Dave Nettle, Jim Howle, 1990
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Aug 24, 2002

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Eric near the top of Diamond.


Diamond is the left-most sport climb on the right portion of Mayhem Cove. The diagnol shelf that splits the upper and lower portion of the left side of the cove ends about 10 feet left of Diamond. The climbing involves pulling short overhangs for first 30 feet, then becomes less steep. Each overhang is followed by a reasonable resting spot, so despite Diamond's impressive length, it isn't really an endurance challenge.

I'm not sure if I wrote the correct number of bolts above, but I do vividly recall that Carville's guide fails to mention that there are anchors up top, and in fact there are.


9 Bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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By 426
Apr 20, 2008

I watched a guy lower his gf off the end of the ropes, I'm not sure if it was a 60m, but ties them ends folks!

By Kenny Thompson
From: woodfords, california
Feb 5, 2010

The route next to the diamond is called phallucy

By Chris DeWitt
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 17, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

There appear to be 2 cruxes to this route. One is right around the first clip. The second is getting over the roof around the 5th clip. It's a very fun 10 move. Height will definitely give you an advantage here. I also really enjoyed the ~20ft of face climb at the top.

By Colonel Mustard
From: Reno, NV
Sep 27, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b

There are cold shuts at the anchors. This is a really cool route I always think climbs more like a gear climb.

By Jared Moore
From: Tahoma, CA
5 days ago

Does anyone know if there are any 5.10s to the right of the Diamond? I heard there was at least one. If so, what are they? Thanks for any info!