(k) The Shield Rock Climbing
|GPS:||34.017, -117.417 Google Map · Climbing Map|
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|Shared By:||C Miller on Jan 2, 2007|
|Admins:||C Miller, Euan Cameron, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
DescriptionThe Shield is located right of center on the west face between the (h) Rubble Row on the left and the (m) Taboo Area on the right, and seen from afar as the smoothest portion of face at the Quarry.
Routes here range from 5.11c to 5.13c with the majority of climbs in the 5.12 and harder range. Some of the better routes in this area include Megalomania (5.12a), Redneck Reality (5.12b), Tattoo (5.13b), Enigma (5.13b) and Gypsy (5.13c).
Open, with restrictions: Park on the street Details
Do not drive into the Quarry. You will be ticketed $150 for trespassing. Climbing access is open, just park on the street.
Getting ThereEasily reached by heading for the right side of the Quarry's west face. Aim for the smooth portion of face just down and right from the (h) Rubble Row.
Classic Climbing Routes at (k) The Shield
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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