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The Melon Factor 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Pete Paredes (May 2008)
Season: Not Winter
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Submitted By: kennoyce on Jul 28, 2012

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BETA PHOTO: The Melon Factor (5.11b), Holcomb Valley Pinnacles


This route as some fun (although painful) moves getting up to the second bolt. The crux is between the first and second bolt as you lieback a thin seam until you can get a painful finger lock and reach the jugs just under the second bolt. The climbing above the second bolt is easy and forgettable.


second route from the left of the rock, shares the last two bolts and the anchors with "Goldfinch".


4 bolts, 2 chain anchor.

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By Chris Owen
From: Big Bear Lake
Aug 17, 2014

Boulder problem start.
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