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There are a handful of bolted routes (5.9 - 5.10a) that lead to the very top of the rock (about 150'). Midway anchors provide a rap station so you only need one rope. There's a mixed climb on the left (5.9+), along with another climb to the very right (5.8). There's also a 5.11 just to the left of the 5.8, but I can't recall if this is bolted or not. If not, you can climb one of the easier bolted routes and set up a TR from the midway anchors.
The Shield of the Titans is the most apparent rock formation in this area. Its also marked by a large black streak running up the middle. There are cairns that mark a well placed trail. Please try to stay on the trail as much as possible as this area recently burned and the vegetation is still recovering.
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Stemming the Sheathe 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Blood of a Dead Hero 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR, 1 pitch
Name Unknown 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
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This route has steeper face climbing on the right side of The Shield. Its difficulty seems to be dependent on the path taken through the crux, following the bolts directly is harder. It is a nice route with a rest at the midway anchors before the crux, it's 11- to there....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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