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Elevation: 1,034 ft 315 m
GPS: 37.65214, -83.70995
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Shared By: Jeff Mekolites on Sep 9, 2010 · Updates
Admins: Shirtless Mike, DrRockso RRG, Luke Cornejo, Billy Simek

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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 Suggest change

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.

13 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
 434
Audie
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 505
Miranda Rayne
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 140
Bulldozer
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 61
Haven
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 149
The G-Man
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 346
K.S.B.
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 19
My Name is Earl
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Audie
 434
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Miranda Rayne
 505
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Bulldozer
 140
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Haven
 61
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
The G-Man
 149
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
K.S.B.
 346
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
My Name is Earl
 19
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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