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Golden Shield is a clean, vertical, shield-like blade of sandstone. Bring some pads.

Getting There 

Keep walking around the Origins Boulder like you're heading toward the road. Pass the Singularity Boulder and turn the corner to the right and you will find this detached blade/shield.

Climbing Season

For the Southwest Virginia Region area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Adam Wells getting into the final slopey crimp of ...

Golden Hour V5 6C  Virginia : Southwest Virginia Region : ... : Golden Shield
Sit start in the huge jugs at the base of the boulder mid-face.Toss directly up to more jugs, and then trend slightly left to the thin, slopey crimp with your left hand.Hike up a high right foot and lock off hard to the distant top (crux). There is a nice jug a few inches back from the lip....[more]   Browse More Classics in Virginia

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