6/13/2004-Erik Kling(solo) rode the east central couloir of the North face after a short traverse on the upper North face. This is the earliest recorded descent of El Diente to date.
picture: a view of El Diente and Mt. Wilson. photo courtesy by Erik Kling
photo- A look at the northwest face of El Diente. photo courtesy of Jarrett Luttrell, by Google Earth, 2010
photo- A look at Jarrett Luttrell's tracks in the northwest couloir of El Diente, 2010
El Diente sits just to the west of Mt. Wilson in the western edge of the San Juan mountains. It is typical of Colorado San Juan peaks; steep, rugged, remote and littered with loose rock.