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Shanahan Crag
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Beau! T 
Better Offer T 
East Face - North Rib of the Eastern Crag T 
East Face - Northern Shanahan Slab T 
East Face of the Eastern Crag (South) T 
Great Expectations T 
Identity Theft T 
In Broad Daylight T 
Leonine T 
Prune Face T 
South Face T 
Southeast Ridge T 
Southeast Ridge, North Crag T 
Thieves In the Temple T 
Vague Jug Line T 
When It's Right T 
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Better Offer 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Original:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Dougald MacDonald, Dave Goldstein
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Dougald MacDonald on Jan 20, 2003

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  • Description 

    This intricate and enjoyable climb takes the faint crack system between the "real" South Face and Prune Face. Start a couple of feet left of Prune Face and angle left to the crack system. Follow this to the top, passing a couple of cruxes and some tricky pro. Save a #3 RP for the crux at the obvious, very thin crack halfway up the face! Adequate pro, but not a good climb for leaders at their limit on 5.9.

    Protection 

    Standard rack. RPs are essential! Double ropes useful.


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    By Leo Paik
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    From: Westminster, Colorado
    Mar 13, 2003

    Good climb. One long reach to a sharp edged scoop on the L seemed a long stretch for a 5'10" climber. Probably significantly harder for a shorter climber. Pro is really sparse. S rating at least is warranted.

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