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Straw Man 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c

Type: Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- British: HVS 4c [details]
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Submitted By: Peter Franzen on Jul 24, 2006
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A nice low-angle climb protected by good bolts with lots of incut holds. It gets a lot of sun in the morning but cools off nicely in the afternoon.


Immediately to the left of Silver Streak. Belay from the lowest terrace.



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By Steve Strauch
Jul 10, 2007

this route is classic as a trad route. retro bolted, so so

By Ebb
From: Vancouver, WA
Aug 14, 2008
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

If I'm not mistaken, the lowest newly-reinforced belay platform lines up with Alpha Centauri. The belay platform for Straw Man would be the next one up the hill.

By Richard Denker
From: Portland OR
May 20, 2012

Yes, Alpha Centauri is on the lowest belay platform and Straw Man is the next one up.