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Pulgar del Diablo 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: R. Skeers and B. Roth
New Route: Yes
Season: year round
Page Views: 214
Submitted By: skeers on Sep 4, 2011

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Description 

This is a climb with several variations. Pulgar del diablo has two starts a true 10D start with human yucca eating plant below it, and a high 1st bolt 5.9 start to the right of that. The 5.9 variation start only has one bolt before continuing back into the original route. The climb continues on up a moderate slab up to tricky bulge which leads into the devils thumb. top the thumb into a cruxy and fingery good time, before topping out to a two bolt anchor.

Protection 

12 bolts plus to anchors
Variation is only 9 bolts


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By Gordon Larsen
From: St. George, Utah
Oct 31, 2014

Encountered wasps on the route a couple of days ago. No sign of a large hive, but it still was unnerving to have them buzzing around you and landing on some of the holds.

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