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Calculus Crack - 5.8 popular

Average Rating = 4.17/5 Average Rating : 4.17 out of 5
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trad rack. Double cams in a 0.75-3 camalot range useful. A 3.5 camalot came in useful, but is not
Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure 3.62/5
  Rock Quality 4.31/5
  Scenery 4.38/5
  Fun Factor 4.15/5

Description:

Get to Baseline Ledge as for St. Vitus Dance. Head left at Baseline Ledge to get to a small platform with bolted ancohors. p1: Follow the double crackline up, then traverse to the left to a new crackline when it appears. Belay at the base of the new crack in a small scoop. 5.6 p2: Follow the new crack up and over a bulge. Belay where comfortable. 5.8 p3: Up the crack then a bit of rightwards traversing on slabs and broken features. A two bolt anchor is here, but could easily be missed. Many good spots for a trad achor are available. 5.7 Scamble up to Broadway ledge, but you'll probably still want to be roped up for this pitch. 4th-low 5th. Up to Broadway Ledge, then down the walk off to the South. Some sketchy bits here, that some people will wan to rope up for.

Submitted by: peas on 2005-10-31
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Route ID: 38903

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Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: Bulletproof2000 on 2013-07-22 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars started with start from scratch

Start from scratch 5.10b.
Rest was Lovely

Added: 2013-08-11

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: herbaltee on 2012-08-27 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars More fun and Deidre

More fun and Deidre

Added: 2012-08-27

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Second Second ascent by: granolapher on 2010-09-26 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars second

fun

Added: 2012-08-26

Ratings
  Difficulty 5.8
  Safety Rating G
Red Point Red Point ascent by: calvinclimb on 2011-08-24 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Great crack climb

Deserves much higher rating than the 3/5 stars given in the book. First two pitches are not really that bad but of coz they are not classic.

Added: 2011-10-25

Ratings
  Difficulty
  Safety Rating G
  Exposure
  Rock Quality
  Scenery
  Fun Factor
Red Point Red Point ascent by: dzunit on 2010-10-04 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Fun crack multipitch

4th pitch is excellent. Nice area.

Added: 2011-09-20

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