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The Shield Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,800'
Location: 31.91293, -106.04513 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ty Foose on Sep 27, 2013
Forecast:
Tonight

50°
Thursday

70° | 45°
Friday

60° | 38°
Saturday

64° | 44°
Sunday

70° | 49°
Monday

71° | 51°
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  • Guided access only
  • Guided Access Only
  • Some areas require a guide.

  • Description 

    A very shady area, most of the problems were established during the hottest days of the summer

    Getting There 

    Above the Wellsite. Get a guide.

    Climbing Season

    For the Hueco Tanks area.

    Weather station 8.1 miles from here

    3 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',2],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


    Featured Route For The Shield
    Rock Climbing Photo: Ty Foose on AKA

    A.K.A. 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a V10 7C+ PG13  Texas : Hueco Tanks : ... : The Shield
    Sit start on the far right side of the roof, almost outside of the cave. Move up and left across the roof to gain the left arete. The crux is turning the lip after 35' of roof climbing. Top out with a 20' V1 slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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