Elevation: 1,034 ft
GPS: 37.652, -83.71 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jeff Mekolites on Sep 9, 2010 with improvements by George Grzyb
Admins: Shirtless Mike, saxfiend, DrRockso, Billy Simek

Description

A short approach with a handful of easy to moderate routes make this crag a very popular destination. There are also a couple of harder options as well as the open project of Iron Mike, 5.13+ if you're feeling up to it. The Shire also offers some shady climbing options. Be sure to check out the area classics like Miranda Rayne and K.S.B.

Getting There

From the Sore Heel Hollow parking lot, follow the signage located to the right of the kiosk, across a small stream and up the old road. You will pass Rival Wall and Courtesy Wall on the way.

12 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Shire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 266
Audie
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 306
Miranda Rayne
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 75
Bulldozer
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 104
The G-Man
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 186
K.S.B.
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Audie
 266
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Miranda Rayne
 306
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Bulldozer
 75
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The G-Man
 104
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
K.S.B.
 186
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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