|Raptor Closure 2016: Three Penguins 2016 Raptor Closure: All climbing routes on the Three Penguins are temporarily closed due to presence of raptors displaying breeding behavior. Check status and details at: nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/roc... -Read about Anchor Replacement and Restrictions in Arches National Park|
RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone around Moab is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>
Climb the slab left of science friction, past 9 bolts, with an easy runout to the anchors. Name came from the melanoma knobs you encounter on the route. Less bolts, than the overgraded, over bolted other routes on the sunshine slab. Fun, clean, well protected slabbing..rare for arches.
9 bolts, to a two bolt anchor. Double rope rap.
BETA PHOTO: Can sombody verify if this is the anchor for Melan...
BETA PHOTO: Here I am checking out the climb finding the first...
Outlined is the bolted route. after you go over th...
I think this is Melanoma Shuffle or whatever is cl...
Jul 17, 2010
the bolt right over the lip of the overlap is hidden from below (as seen in picture)