The Diamond Routes

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Trad and Sport
Evening sun
Level
20 mins
Abseil
Tidal
Seepage
Dry in the Rain
Restricted Access

Epic!


Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
The Water Buoys
The left-hand side of the wall, 8m right of the gully. Old bolts and wires to a lower-off. Beware falling stones - dislodged by...
 E5 6a
2
Calimero
A splendid route up the wall left of a brown streak. 6 bolts. High in the grade.
 7a
3
It Came From Beneath the Sea
Another good route up the edge of a brown streak starting from a block. Mostly bolts but takes some wires to fill the gaps.
 7a+
4
Rub a Dub-dub
Superb climbing starting from the non-tidal blocks. 6 bolts.
 7a
5
Non-Tidal Screamer
A longer route with a last move which will leave you in no doubt about the name. Start from the pebble beach. 9 bolts.
 7c
6
Robinson Cruiser
Long and hard. Start below a downward-pointing flake. 10 bolts.
 7c+
7
A Skip of Fools
The hardest of the Diamond routes. There is a project left-hand variant.
 8a+
8
Boat People
A brilliant long climb. Start up a right-leaning flake. Many people finish at the ledge but the top wall is excellent and well...
 7c
9
Never Get Out of the Boat
A right-hand variation to Boat People. Very intense.
 8a
10
Hysteria
A powerful and steep route starting on the right of the really steep section. Jump or reach in to start.
3 user comments
 7b
11
Specular Reflections
A big sustained sport route which just touches the bottom of this massive wall. 8 resin-bolts lead to a lower-off in space.
 8a
12
The Sting
A slightly more direct line to the same lower-off. 5 old bolts the first of which is broken.
 7c+
13
Wall of the Evening Light
A majestic free version of the first two pitches of this Edwards epic from the 70s. It gives one of the longest and most...
 7b+
14
The Shining
Another magnificent long sport route starting a little higher up the ramp from Evening Light. 50m. 9 bolts protect and abseil...
 8a
15
Gemstone
THE line of the Little Orme - a 100m long curving groove which leads virtually to the top of the wall. Sadly it is often wet...
 E2 5c
16
Rhiwledyn
A long and vegetated route which has had few ascents although it was the third route to be climbed on the Little Orme. The...
 VS 4c
17
To Boat or not To Be
A new line of bolts which tackles the overhanging rubble which bounds The Diamond on its left-hand side. Currently loose but...
 7b
18
The Shining
50m. Another huge long epic with loads of bolts and hard moves. There is a project to the right.
 8a
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