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Bragg-Hatch T 
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Comedy In Three Acts T 
Coprophagia T 
Falled on Account of Strain T 
Frustration Syndrome T 
Golden Showers T 
Hooky T 
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Last Frontier T 
Moondance T 
Pressure Drop T 
Raindance T 
Simple Suff T 
Stand, The T 
Sticky Gate T 
Sticky Gate with Direct finish T 
Sundance T 
Tangled Up and Blue T 
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That Thing T 
Wasp T 
Wet Dream T 


YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

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Original:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: John Bragg, Ric Hatch
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Submitted By: Dana Bartlett on Apr 3, 2009

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Climb the small, left-facing corner to the roof. Move up to a small horizontal, then traverse right to a rest. At that point, you can a) continue up the obvious right-facing corner to a tree or, b) climb to the obvious left-facing corner, go to its top and traverse left to the same tree; this was the original line.


Locate Simple Suff, then go left and look for the arching corner/crack of Kligfield's Follies. The start of Bragg-Hatch is just to the left of the start of Kligfield's.


Micronuts and very small camming units

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By Rui Ferreira
From: Longmont, CO
Oct 12, 2009
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13

The initial corner and some of the ceiling holds stay wet, days after having rained due to the vegetation and dirt in the upper corner holding water. In wet conditions the initial moves to get to the roof were more difficult than the traverse out right.

The crux is hanging on to place the gear in the initial corner and ceiling. The climbing gets easier as you move right to a good rest stance. This is followed by a good sequence of moves to get to the welcoming horizontal above.

The upper right facing corner is dirty, but the climbing is easy and provides the most logical line to the rappel tree.
By Dana Bartlett
From: CT
Aug 22, 2010

Try cutting and pasting next time; it's quicker.
Aug 23, 2010

By bheller
From: SL UT
Sep 18, 2010

The Williams guide suggests this route offers some brilliant climbing- that seems strange to me- this route has nearly nothing going for it. Great achievement for 1975, but it was clearly never even "good".
By paulmadry
Jul 10, 2011

Don't do the left easier variation above and you get 3-4 stars. My rating is G-R. The first corner takes micronuts and it's a bitch to place them- especially when you see pointed rock that your butt would hit if you peel off. Placing the gear up to below the 4 feet right traverse 20 feet up is the crux, the rest is fine and enjoyable climbing. Next time I'll put bouldering pad over the above mentioned pointy rock. Did I say don't do the left side variation?

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