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The Melon Patch 

Hueco: V0 Font: 4

Type:  Boulder
Consensus:  Hueco: V0 Font: 4 [details]
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Submitted By: Ashley Gann on May 15, 2009

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Feb. 2010

Some areas require a guide.


Crux is at the bottom, then you follow jugs up the gently overhanging face.


This climb is on the west face and very hard to miss. The obvious tall line of huecos running up the wall facing the closed road.


pads and spotters, very high with bad landing.

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Melon Patch. Just like Lee says watch the flak...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Feb. 2010
Feb. 2010
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By Hans Hoffman
From: D'iberville, MS
Mar 27, 2011

As of 23 March 2011 the entire scary boulder is marked off with tape stating "no climbers." I think they closed the rock because some woman had fallen and broken her leg the day before.
By LeeAB
From: ABQ, NM
May 17, 2009

sweet jugs, multiple knee bars including a no hands near the top, not that they are necessary. Beware the hollow flake at the top.

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