The Shield* E1 5a

Rockfax Description
A swerving line that finishes boldly up the headwall of the cliff. Start on the huge boulder that rests against the base of the right-hand side of the crag.
1) 4c, 23m. Move up the wall to a horizontal break and climb leftwards along a crack to an area of quartz. Move up to the corner and follow it to a stance and belay below an overhang.
2) 5a, 18m. Move rightwards to clear the overhang and gain the headwall. Move up rightwards towards the corner of Thane before climbing back slightly left and boldly ascending the wall to the top. © ROCKFAX

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This climb is in 45 logbooks, and on 4 wishlists.

Jelly Mould Surfer - 2nd O/S - 06/Sep/15

NickJH - AltLd - 04/Aug/15 with Andy Dunhill

tom s g - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/15 with Fred Graham

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 09/Jul/15

lukegorman - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/15 with Joe Coxson

Great route, easy to do in one pitch. Getting off the middle ledge is a tricky long reach.
JoeCoxson - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/15 with Luke Gorman

Sam Simpson - AltLd O/S - 25/May/15 with Ally Hurst

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 25/May/15

Hidden - 2015

Hidden - Lead O/S - 09/Sep/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/14

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 21/Aug/14

Interesting climbing that felt bolder than it really is.
Tubs - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/14 with Naomi

Hidden - Lead - 2014

Another Kenidjack classic. Loved it.
Dilwat - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Tom M, Pete

really pleased to clean this route ,the ability of my 5/10 Anasazi's to stick to virtually anything however small still amaze me
whiteexplorer - 2nd O/S - 05/Jul/13 with Pete, Dilwat

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Jun/13

drysori - Lead O/S - 17/May/13 with Davor

Robert led in 1 big pitch.
dprctr - 2nd β - 31/Mar/13 with Robert Dufton

Led as one pitch
rd20 - Lead O/S - 31/Mar/13 with Fiona

gowla - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Alex Burns

The_Boy_ODwyer - 2nd O/S - 11/Aug/12 with Ian Lau

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Aug/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12

Lead p2 but didn't find particularly bold. Some nice climbing on some excellent little pockets! Thought hardest move was some step across on p1.
monsteratt - AltLd O/S - 06/May/12 with Chris Goddard

jchenoweth - Lead O/S - 06/Apr/12 with Espen

Hidden - Lead O/S - 2012

Dave Heaton - 2nd - 16/Sep/11 with Martin Cathrow

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/11 with Roy Thomas

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Graham Charman

Graham C - 2nd O/S - 10/Aug/11 with Marti

brilliant route my type of climbing, nice and balancy small but positive holds great just great
culmclimberRob - 2nd - 12/Sep/10 with tom

steve2006 - Lead - Aug/10

Hidden - 2010

Hidden - 2nd - 12/May/08

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 12/May/08 with Sarah Stirling

Hidden - Lead O/S - 06/Jun/07

Hidden - 2nd - 25/Jan/03

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jan/03

Leaving the belay is an odd move...
alan moore - 2000

Roget - Solo O/S - 15/Aug/99

Andy Say - Solo O/S - 02/Jun/94

whispering nic - Lead O/S - Aug/91 with Ali W

Nic Robinson - Lead O/S - 06/May/80

Hidden - 1978

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
johnpr, Ian Jones

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