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Chimney Pond ("South") Basin - Summer Rock Routes
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"Diamond Area", The T 
American Beauty T 
Armadillo, The T 
Baron's Direct  T 
Flatiron T 
Memorial Buttress T 
Pamola 5.0 T 
Pamola IV Ridge T 
Radio Nowhere T 
Wind in the Willows, The T 
Wrong Chimney, The T 

The "Diamond Area" 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13 [details]
FA: Probably at least some of the routes?? W. Hastings, R.Hall & J Patrick circa 1967-68
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Robert Hall on Jun 1, 2015

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"Wink" Hastings on the right-side route ...

Winter climbing/hiking/mountaneering requires a permit

Description 

There are a few climbs in this "Area" which may serve to entertain on days when climbing to the higher elevations is questionable due to weather.

See photos and sketch diagrams for routes.

Location 

Low on the Pamola Ridge, to the left of the Chimney as viewed from Chimney Pond campground area.

Protection 

Usual rack


Photos of The "Diamond Area" Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Modern Digital Photo, "Diamond Area", Se...
BETA PHOTO: Modern Digital Photo, "Diamond Area", Se...
Rock Climbing Photo: The "Diamond Area"; B&W photo, circa lat...
BETA PHOTO: The "Diamond Area"; B&W photo, circa lat...
Rock Climbing Photo: To the immediate LEFT of the "Diamond Area&qu...
BETA PHOTO: To the immediate LEFT of the "Diamond Area&qu...
Rock Climbing Photo: The RIGHT side of the "Diamond Area"
BETA PHOTO: The RIGHT side of the "Diamond Area"
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 1, a crack leading to Sentry Box
Pitch 1, a crack leading to Sentry Box
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking NE from end of 3rd pitch Diamonds
Looking NE from end of 3rd pitch Diamonds

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