The Grosser Diamantstock is located about 9 km northwest of Grimselpass near the eastern end of the Bernese Alps. It is a granite peak with three ridges that define basins containing three glaciers. The long East Ridge is included in "Berner Oberland Die 100 Schoensten Touren" (Berner Oberland the 100 Finest Routes) by Hans Grossen with Gaston Rebuffat.
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1890|
|First successful climber(s):||C. Montandon & Party|
|Nearest major airport:||Zurich or Geneva|
There are 2 trip reports for Grosser Diamantstock.
- Log #10169 - by Fred Spicker on June 26, 1999Ascent via the East Ridge with Swiss friends Dres Shild and Aschi. We used the direct start and included the "power variante". We would recommend the direct start, but skip the "power...
- Log #21993 - by roger gaff on June 30, 2010Beautiful peak from a very friendly refuge at Bachtilat...it even has an hydro generator for power supply....very fine rock ridge and with an easy approach....in every way a grand day out in a superb...