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Shepherd Springs

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About Shepherd Springs:

About 40 or so developed routes. Good mix of sport and trad climbing ranging from 5.7-5.12d. Quality sandstone about 60' in height.
Nearest town or city: Mountainburg
Directions: To get to the crag from Fay., drive south on Hwy 71B. If you reset your odometer at the Fay. airport, at mile 20 you will see a dirt road (Winfrey Valley Road), going down to the left. This is one mile past the Mt. Gaylor Tower. Turn left down the road and after 1.25 miles turn right on Shepherd Springs Road. This junction is at Pense-Reed Cemetery. Follow this dirt road for 2.25 miles. Or (this is the Stayontheblacktopthewholewaythere approach) keep on 71 south for about two miles past Winfrey Rd. Take the left turn on the obvous hairpin on new blacktop. This road quickly takes you to within a quarter mile of the crag. When the road ends and you continue the 1/4 mile on the dirt road... . You will see a pullout on the right side of the road with a small stone cairn (pillar of rocks). It is a little hard to find, the pullout is just before a little downhill section. The pullout is only a wider area on the right side of the road, but is probably 75 yards long. Park here and walk 50yds up the road and take the trail to the right uphill through the woods. The trail will take you straight to the bluffline. The bluff is very visible during the colder months of the year.
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Camping: Free
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Forum Discussions (4 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Trash sdonis 2 Aug 14 2009, 11:13 AM
With Replies List of Routes in Order (AK>Ozarks>ShepherdSprings>Bluffline) uphoria21 1 Dec 29 2006, 10:24 AM
With Replies Shepherd Springs Guide reprieve 1 Dec 03 2004, 8:42 PM
With Replies Hard Routes...anyone? madflash 2 Nov 22 2007, 12:00 AM