Elevation: 1,000 ft
GPS: 34.017, -117.417 Google Map · Climbing Area 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
Access Issue: Open, with restrictions: Park on the street Details

Description

The 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).

Getting There

Easily 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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Shield

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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Megalomania
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Megalomania
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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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