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Routes in 2. The Shield

Bow and Arrow T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Cow's Mouth , The T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Ed's Weed Be Gone T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Eds Weed be Gone T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Pappys Pearl T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shield, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Wesley's Aspirations T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Jon Sykes and Bill Howe August 1995
Page Views: 424 total, 7/month
Shared By: Timmijal on Sep 9, 2012
Admins: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall

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Description

Jam up a vertical crack to the right of Unnamed (5.5) then climb many stacked blocks to the base of the roof. Then pull through the roof (bolt) and good jugs on the left, then make moves up to a horizontal and mantel the lip.
This is apparently on of the best roof problems at echo, I thought it was really fun including the moderate start

Location

10 feet right of Pappy's pearl

Protection

Standard rack. There is one bolt in the roof. I traversed left and lowered off the anchors for pappy's pearl and unnamed.

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Michael Z.  
 
The bolt anchor shared by this and other routes in the area looks pretty bad. Deep pitting in the steel that you can see and one side half buried by moss. I had gear in just below so I lowered and it held, my second walked off after cleaning. I said it was his choice, just saying. Jun 25, 2014
Eric8
Maynard, MA
 
Eric8   Maynard, MA
 
There is also an entry for Ed's Weed be Gone in the every square inch wall section...I think the shield wall is the correct location for the route. Having two entries is redundant though, moderator? Jun 21, 2013