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Pointy Little Devil 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

Type:  Sport
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Jon Marek on Feb 5, 2010

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Way up on pointy little devil

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Begin by climbing up the north ramp to a bolt. Fun delicate climbing on the face and arete with well placed bolts. Excellent summit!


Scramble up the gully with the initial "sidewalk ledge". The Pointy Little Devil is the spire on the right side of the gully directly across from the cleft which brakes off to Abominable Snowman (down and right) or the Shakers (up and left).



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Excellent route.  ce on PLD
Excellent route. ce on PLD
Pointy Little Devil
BETA PHOTO: Pointy Little Devil
Satermo on PLD
Satermo on PLD
Midway up the route
Midway up the route
Nopola on PLD
Nopola on PLD
At the anchors. A 60m rope just makes it to the gr...
BETA PHOTO: At the anchors. A 60m rope just makes it to the gr...
Fuzzy cruizing up PLD
Fuzzy cruizing up PLD

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By Joe M
From: Rapid City, SD
May 1, 2011

Thats a pretty weak route description for such a great route
By Jon Marek
From: Fall City, WA
Mar 6, 2012

Sorry about that...edited to be less sucky
By Rich F.
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Jul 8, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

This is a nice, long, route. It requires thoughtful moves at the 5.8 crux, but the bolts are well placed to protect the climbing. Nice pointy little summit, too.
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