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Melon Patch, The 

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.

Description 

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

Location 

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.

Protection 

pads and spotters, very high with bad landing.


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The Melon Patch. Just like Lee says watch the flake at the top. Falling from this  would not be conducive to a good trip.
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By Hans Hoffman
From: D'iberville, MS
Mar 27, 2011

CONDITION REPORT 
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
Administrator
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.