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Ascent Notes for: Shangri-La - 5.12d Average Rating = 5.00/5 Average Rating : 5.00/5

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  Difficulty 5.12d
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: crackmd on 2009-10-20 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Best route in Northern AZ?

I think so. I suggest combining the first 3-pitches (yes including the crux) into a mega-pitch. There are multiple rests and with liberal use of slings can be done without significant rope drag. Combine the last 2-pitches and you've done this route in 2-pitches.

11/17/09-lead 3rd pitch clean on gear without clipping bolts.
Rack:
1 #000 BD
2 #00 BD
6 #0 BD
1 blue alien
1 green alien
1 0.4 BD
1 0.5 BD
1 0.75 BD
Gear was solid. In fact, I took a fall on my first gear attempt. I agree with Ronnie that some consideration should be given to whether those bolts should remain.

Added: 2009-10-20

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  Difficulty 5.12d
  Safety Rating G
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Red Point Red Point ascent by: rmiller on 2008-11-08 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars finally

The 3rd pitch takes good gear the entire way. It should be sent and the bolts pulled.

Added: 2008-11-09

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