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April Showers T 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Back to the Future (AKA JAP) T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Blue Stink, The T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Bragg-Hatch T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Climb and Punishment T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Comedy In Three Acts T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Coprophagia T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Falled on Account of Strain T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Frustration Syndrome T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Golden Showers T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Hooky T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Kligfield's Follies T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Last Frontier T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Moondance T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pressure Drop T 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a R
Raindance T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Simple Suff T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Stand, The T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Sticky Gate T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
Sticky Gate with Direct finish T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sundance T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tangled Up and Blue T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Techno-Suff TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
That Thing T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Wasp T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wet Dream T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Type: Trad, 160 ft, 2 pitches
FA: Hans Kraus and Dick Hirschland, 1949
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Shared By: john2.71 on Nov 9, 2015
Admins: JSH

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Description

P1 (5.4 R) - Climb the shallow right-facing corner system, then more or less straight up to a tree at the GT ledge. To climb the next pitch, relocate the belay 40ft left, at the top of Wasp.

P2 (5.5) - Diagonal and traverse to the far left end of the overhang, exit the overhang, then zig right toward an open book.

Location

From the Wasp access trail, scramble up the right side of the large boulder pile, then left to the top of the pillar.

Descend via two raps on a 60m from the GT ledge, or a 70m from the Wasp tree, or cruise down Roger's Escape Hatch.

Protection

Don't let the 5.4 R grade in Williams scare you.

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Ben Hoste
Brooklyn, NY
 
Ben Hoste   Brooklyn, NY
 
Great roof and traverse action on pitch 2. Otherwise, lots of lichen and loose vegetation all over the route. I would not repeat it, but the roof is nice and fun. Apr 17, 2017
JSH

JSH    
I remember some seriously loose rock on this -- would not put an inexperienced party on it. Dec 12, 2015