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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
China Side S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Crankenstein S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dark Man S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 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
Name is in the process of being changed... (formerly known as China Man) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 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 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
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 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
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Shared By: Ebb Ebbing on Aug 14, 2008
Admins: Nate Ball, Micah Klesick

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Description

Alpha Centauri thins out a bit in the middle section. Some resources list this as a 5.7, but it's generally considered a 5.8. Generally considered a good beginner's lead however it can be a bit tricky in that you can't always see the next bolt ahead of you (but they pretty much go straight up, every 8 feet or so).

Location

Just to the right (uphill) of Oz and to the left (downhill) of Straw Man. I believe the belay platform is the last (lowest) of the newly reinforced platforms.

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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Micah Klesick
Kalamazoo, MI
  5.8
Micah Klesick   Kalamazoo, MI  
  5.8
Anchors have been replaced with 1/2" bolts as of 10/19/14. 5 of the 8 lead bolts were also replaced. Steel biners added to the anchors.
Thanks to the ASCA for the hardware. Oct 19, 2014
Mitch Jacky
Portland, OR
 
Mitch Jacky   Portland, OR
 
I found this to be one of the most enjoyable routes I climbed this weekend. I'm not sure what it was exactly, but this climb felt fantastic, the way climbing should feel. May 9, 2016
NWNINJA
Nederland, CO
  5.7
NWNINJA   Nederland, CO
  5.7
Nice solo to the top of the dome Sep 20, 2016

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