This is a walk up peak with no minimal technical climbing skills needed. There is some 3rd class climbing along a moderately exposed ridge near the top. Attention telemark skiers: This is one of the best backcountry ski descents in the state in early season!

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Driving Distance from Portland 180 miles
Driving Time from Portland 3 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in one day
Relevant Books Climbers Guide to Oregon by Nicholas Dodge
Relevant Maps USGS 7 minute series, Waldo Lake and Summit Lake, and Diamond Peak Wilderness Map, by Geo-graphics <href="http: maps.google.com="" maps?f="q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=diamond+peak+OR&sll=43.161366,-122.119904&sspn=0.073752,0.181961&ie=UTF8&ll=43.520018,-122.149773&spn=0.019076,0.04549&t=p&z=15"" title="Google maps">Google maps</href="http:>
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