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Shangri-La Valley

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Shangri-La Valley  


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Elevation: 8,400'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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Description 

This large, open valley is comprised of several different areas - Shangri-La , The Dance Floor, The Beach, Boardwalk Area all of which sit close to one another and provide a wealth of quality problems.

Getting There 

Many approaches are possible depending where one is coming from but some of the popular ways include up Kung Fu Canyon, the Trailside area past Frank's Boulder or Gluttony or The Flash Gordon Area. All will get you to the southern end of the valley and take approximately 20 minutes or so.

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Weather station 4.9 miles from here

134 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',52],['1 Star',44],['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',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',37],['V2-3',51],['V4-5',23],['V6-7',17],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',4],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Shangri-La Valley :
Glass Traverse   V-easy 3     Boulder, 25'   Boardwalk Area : Glass Boulder
Emerald City   V0 4 PG13     Boulder, 20'   The West Rim : Emerald City
Waltz   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   The Dance Floor : Bitch Slap Boulder
Line Dance   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   The Dance Floor : Swing Dance Boulder
Hueco Shuffle    V1 5     Boulder, 13'   The Dance Floor : Hueco Boulder
March Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 16'   Shangri-La : March Boulder
All Seeing Eye of the Great Architect of the Universe   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   The Beach : Conspiracy Boulder
Feel's like a Virgin   V3-4 6A+ R     Boulder, 16'   Shangri-La : Boulder Cluster
Paul Rocks   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   The Beach : Paul's Rock
Obe Problem Direct   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   The Beach : Obe Boulder
Illuminatrix   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 13'   The Beach : Conspiracy Boulder
Humpin' the Walrus   V4 6B     Boulder   The Dance Floor : Walrus Boulder
Dancing Queen (aka The Cube)   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Shangri-La : Abba Boulder (aka The Cube)
The Outcast (aka Don's Dyno)   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   The Beach : Dyno Boulder
Tri-Nitro-Toulumne   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 20'   The West Rim : Emerald City
Poorman's Darkhorse (aka Dances with Trees)   V6 7A     Boulder, 13'   The Dance Floor : Bitch Slap Boulder
Power Windows   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   The Alcove : Dead Tree Boulder
Over the Boardwalk   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'    Boardwalk Boulder : Boardwalk Boulder - NW Fac...
Swing Dance   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   The Dance Floor : Swing Dance Boulder
Blue Flame   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   The Beach : Blue Flame Boulder
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Featured Route For Shangri-La Valley
Tri-Nitro-Toulumne V5, Topo

Tri-Nitro-Toulumne V5 6C PG13  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Emerald City
Start with hands on small, but positive, flakes and make a high step up onto the face. Move up to the improving flake system and hence to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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A solitary pine in the Shangri-La Valley, Tramway
A solitary pine in the Shangri-La Valley, Tramway

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