The Shield headwall

Looking down pitch 21 The Shield route,El Capitan. That's me ascending the free line and Gene Mayo is cleaning.(1995) Photo by Craig Morris


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Martin Cash

Martin Cash - May 5, 2004 3:34 pm - Voted 10/10


Wow, that is one of the best climbing shots on El Cap I've seen. I really like how you can see the base on the Nose route sticking out. 4 stars.


Rob - May 5, 2004 10:04 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Spectacular!

Thanks. I'll pass that on to my friend who deserves the credit.

Sam Mills

Sam Mills - May 11, 2004 10:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Spectacular!

I agree with Martin. Great prespective.


rpc - May 26, 2004 5:10 pm - Voted 10/10

cool shot

this is a really great shot - makes my hands sweat.


mills - Oct 1, 2009 1:37 pm - Voted 10/10


Wow that looks uber cool !!!!!!! loads of gear in the crack, what grade does the Sheild go at free ?


RayMondo - Jan 29, 2010 12:38 pm - Hasn't voted


Can't imagine how all you guys and gals sustain the finger strength.

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