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Alpha Centauri S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
BSD S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Balloon Knot S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
China Side S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
China Syndrome S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Crankenstein S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dark Man S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Dark Side (AKA The Siege), The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Dirty Deeds (aka Silver Streak) S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Do it Again S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Emerald City S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
French's Doughnut S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Giant's Direct S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Giant's Staircase S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
High Voltage, AKA 'Rhoid Rage S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Jackie Chan S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Low Voltage S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Oz S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Philanthropy S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Psoriasis S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Pump-O-Rama S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Road Face S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Road Head S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Road Kill S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Road Rage S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Static Cling S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Straw Man S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tin Tangle S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Uncle Rick S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Yellow Brick Road T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
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Shared By: Peter Franzen on Jul 24, 2006
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Description

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.

Location

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

Protection

8 bolts. Steel biners on the anchors. As always, if doing multiple laps on a route, please use your own draws, then lower off the fixed biners when done.

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this route is classic as a trad route. retro bolted, so so Jul 10, 2007
Ebb Ebbing
Vancouver, WA
  5.8
Ebb Ebbing   Vancouver, WA
  5.8
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. Aug 14, 2008
Richard Denker
Portland OR
Richard Denker   Portland OR
Yes, Alpha Centauri is on the lowest belay platform and Straw Man is the next one up. May 20, 2012
Micah Klesick
Kalamazoo, MI
  5.7
Micah Klesick   Kalamazoo, MI  
  5.7
Route has been rebolted with SS bolts. Jun 27, 2015
Micah Klesick
Kalamazoo, MI
  5.7
Micah Klesick   Kalamazoo, MI  
  5.7
Steel biners added to anchors. Jul 1, 2015
Mitch Jacky
Portland, OR
 
Mitch Jacky   Portland, OR
 
My Butoras were killing my toes so I decided to give this thing a go in my Vans. Still very enjoyable even though it felt like climbing in skis. Fortunately, there was an abundance of footholds and there were jugs for days. May 9, 2016

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