Grosser Diamantstock

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.

Elevation (feet): 10,374
Elevation (meters): 3,162
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Range/Region: Berner Oberland
Latitude: 46.592417
Longitude: 8.243278
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1890
First successful climber(s): C. Montandon & Party
Nearest major airport: Zurich or Geneva
Convenient Center: Meiringen

Thanks to Fred Spicker and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Grosser Diamantstock.

  • Log #10169 - by Fred Spicker on June 26, 19993.00 stars
    Ascent 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, 20103.22 stars
    Beautiful 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...