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The Shield - 5.7

Average Rating = 4.00/5 Average Rating : 4.00 out of 5
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Route Summary | Ascent Notes (2)
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up to 2.5, but mostly wires and small cams.
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 2.00/5
  Rock Quality 3.00/5
  Scenery 3.00/5
  Fun Factor 4.00/5


Starts in the middle of a low-angle buttress that looks like broken rock for the first 30 feet or so. 5 feet right of a large, peeling-bark yellow birch tree. Look for the 2.5 foot "roof" about mid-height. The climb surmounts two flakes, another 20 feet of easier terrain before it hits the "roof." Climb the roof up the left side on decent holds to a thin crack. Live in the thin crack to the top (2 bolt anchor).

Submitted by: orangekyak on 2004-06-05
Views: 581
Route ID: 54060

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: scrapedape on 2008-10-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice route

The first 30 feet are nothing to write home about, but the top section, from the roof on up, is great.

Added: 2008-10-08

Onsight Onsight ascent by: orangekyak on 2004-06-05 (View Climbing Log)

0 out of 5 stars Ascent Note

This was a fun climb, especially since it earned us a view of the lake and cannon mtn. Amanda and John followed with ease, then Gunther showed up and followed, too.

Witnessed by: minko, amanda
Added: 2004-06-05