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The Second Band has three sets of crags, Shangri-La Slab, Tomahawk Buttress and The Platitudes. It is located on the north side of South St. Vrain Canyon as part of the Country-Western group of crags.
There are several different ways to approach this area. One possible approach is to head west and slightly uphill from Vrain Child (see that area for the description on how to get there). It is a 5-minute walk.
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Slablander 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a CO : Lyons : ... : Shangri-La Slab
Start up the left line of bolts. The difficulties begin right away with thin .11 climbing that eases after a few clips. Make your way across some lower angle ground, then attack the crux headwall. Good luck. A "slippery" unprotected 5.11 crescent can be TR'd to the left of the start. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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