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Routes in Mel's Diner

Background Noise T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bleu Plate Especial T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Earworm T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fifth Dimension, The T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hurly Burly T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
I Love Brian Piccolo T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Kickin' Bach T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Left Mel Crack T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mel's Mantles TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Modern Jazz T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mumbles TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Murmur Has It T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Mutterers T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Other Voices T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Overheard T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Pell Mel S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Piranha T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Power of Now, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Right Mel Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rock & Roll Girl T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Roman Pretzel T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Whispers T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: (TR) Karl Mueller & Alan Nelson, 12/81, FL: unknown
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Shared By: Chris Owen on Jan 31, 2003
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Walk to the left around from the Mel Cracks and boulder hop to the bottom of the upper left tier. The climb is on the right-hand side, a flakey looking crack in a vertical seam that ends before the top, with another crack located up and to the right.

Steepness on spikes (small cam early please) with the odd jam leads to the end of the first crack and a good rest. Traverse right and climb the well featured crack to the mother of all jugs.

Protection

Small cams, wires, medium cams for anchor.

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Sean
Oak Park, CA
Sean   Oak Park, CA
the oblong pillar feature (which provides the crucial initial jug) isn't fully attached to the wall. it flexes. could break off with a heavy pull, which would also result in the instant disintegration of that one slot for the potential first piece that could be placed from the starting ledge Nov 26, 2014