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A Thousand Cranes S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hoist S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Joker, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Petzl Logic S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Shady Grove S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Trevor Bowman early 2000s
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Shared By: Nick Stayner on Dec 23, 2007
Admins: Mike Snyder

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A fun little route. The rock's a bit different than you'd find at the rest of the Shield. Fun patina-like edges and some pockets/horizontals. A good warmup.


Just before the main approach trail hits the cliff base, look for a small spur trail shooting off left. Follow this into the forest and to the base.


Take draws. Rap bolts on top.


Walt Barker
Reno NV
Walt Barker   Reno NV
...yeah, awesome route. I agree, a bit thin for 5.7, but fun place to cool down and relax once the sun hits the rest of the Shield. Dec 16, 2010
Boulder, CO
boulderkeith   Boulder, CO
Short but fun climb. Thin edging for a 5.7. Aug 1, 2009