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Calculus Variation 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 85'
Original:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
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Submitted By: Kevin Wagner on Aug 24, 2013

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S-Facing. Climb the dihedral and veer right with the crack at the bulge. At 70 feet, look for a bolt on the face above the crack. Find a way onto the slab, and continue to the anchors.


Just right of the major overhang on the south face.


0.4-#1, Nuts, 1 bolt, Chain anchors

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By Brent Kertzman
From: Black Hills, SD
Sep 17, 2014
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Another name for this route is "The Flying Squirrel". It should be noted that Mark Strege added the bolt on the upper face around 2006 or so. The route was climbed many times without the bolt and was PG-13 into R in that style.

There is also a direct finish that continues up the crack/seam and goes at about 5.11+.

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