*Note: this is the hardest maneuver for me and it takes some practice to get it down. Start like you are going to clip the rope into an already hung ...
So you're out at the crag and you've found a sweet new route. The only problem is, the first bolt sits about 15 feet up and you don't particularly feel like decking today. At this point you would usually move on to a safer route but not today! Today you have your handy dandy stick clip you made via Instructables. When others would quiver in the face of adversity, you clip the first bolt from the ground and safely send that sucker.
Step 1: Materials
Painter's Pole or Trekking Pole (I used a trekking pole because I had an extra laying around, a painter's pole will extend further and would be more desireable)
Tape or Hose Clamps (Again I used tape because I had some laying around, hose clamps would be nice but aren't necessary.