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The Shield  


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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, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ty Foose on Sep 27, 2013
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  • Guided access only
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  • 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



    Weather station 8.1 miles from here

    2 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['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',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]


    Featured Route For The Shield
    Ty Foose on AKA

    A.K.A. 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a V10 7C+ PG13  TX : 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 TX

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