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The Devil Wears Spurs 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Carol Spoerl 1991
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Sep 9, 2006

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Though the crux and into pocket heaven...

Description 

This route is one of the best 5.10's on the Main Wall. The first bolt is a little ways up there, but the climbing is positive and straight forward. The climb is characterized by big moves on good holds. At mid height you cut left for a few moves before moving back to the anchor.

Protection 

6-7 bolts


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Rock Climbing Photo: Enjoying the pockets on "the Devil Wears Spur...
Enjoying the pockets on "the Devil Wears Spur...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising Devil Wears Prada--I mean Spurs.
Cruising Devil Wears Prada--I mean Spurs.
Rock Climbing Photo: Did we mention the long reaches?  With good techni...
Did we mention the long reaches? With good techni...

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By Zachary Nadiak
Jun 8, 2016

CONDITION REPORT 
I left 3 quickdraws at the base of this route on Saturday May 4th. They are Black Diamond Positron draws with rainbow colored tape on them. They may have been set on someones rope bag on accident due to the large number of bags in the area
By Dave Bohn aka "Old Fart"
Sep 10, 2006

Beat me to my description:

The BEST 10d or even the best 10 period at Iris, perfect pocket pulling !! This as good as it get's for a "moderate" and is the "Gold Standard" for the best 5.10 at Iris
By Brian Scoggins
From: Laramie, WY
Jun 21, 2007

These are very big moves if you don't your feet in the right spots. I kept expecting better holds so I wouldn't pull on the best holds available (which are pretty damn good, all things considered). Get on it.
By Deaun Schovajsa
Jul 17, 2008
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

This is a beautiful route with amazing pockets. The crux involves a big move to a huge bucket and occurs about 1/3 of the way up the route. Do this one if you are in the area!

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