Ascent of Diamond Peak on 2011-10-15

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Date:Saturday, October 15, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Diamond Peak
    Elevation:2440 ft / 743 m

Ascent Trip Report

I approached Diamond Peak from the road that parallels the Siletz River on the west side of the peak. I found the gate open, but it was posted as a Travel Management Area with controlled access for motor vehicles during hunting season. Since I was not hunting, and the gate was open I drove up, stayed left at all intersections and found myself at the top of a clearcut on the west ridge of Diamond Peak. It was an easy climb up through a nicely timbered slope to the summit. No views because of the trees.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:371 ft / 113 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:West Ridge
    Trailhead:2069 ft / 630 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country

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