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Location: 61.81501, -149.243 View Map  Incorrect?
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The Diamond / Toto Buttress

Description 

Sun from morning to early afternoon, faint trail leads to base.


Getting There 

Drive down Archangel Rd. till you reach an obvious green out house, looking right at the diamond


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Diamond:
Toto   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 6 pitches   
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Featured Route For The Diamond
The pain doesn't entirely stop Shasta as she grimaces through an offwidth variation near pitch four of Toto (named Beastiality I believe?) in Archangel Valley, Alaska.

Toto 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b  AK : Anchorage & South Central A... : ... : The Diamond
This route is the gem of Archangel Valley if offers great climbing into the 5.10 range. It begins on the right side of the diamond feature directly across from the American Alpine Club outhouse. The climb begins at the Steve Garvey memorial plaque on the right side of the diamond, although variations exist. Pitch 1: 5.7. Follow the crack system up and slightly left to a bolted belay. Gear to 3-4 inches will be plenty. Pitch 2: 5.7 From the anchor move right and clip a piton, follow the crack sys...[more]   Browse More Classics in AK

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By Richard Shore
Jun 29, 2013

Sunny only until early afternoon, not all day.