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Old Baldys Melon Patch

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Old Baldys Melon Patch Rock Climbing 


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Description 

The Melon Patch is a great cluster of boulders. The Melon Patch boulders are usually referred to as The Wish boulder and the blocks next to it. The Melon Patch actually includes The Caddy Shack boulder as well. Some of Baldys BEST!

Getting There 

Once at Baldy head North and you should run right into them...

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',3],['V10-11',1],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Old Baldys Melon Patch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Old Baldys Melon Patch:
Anomaly   V5 6C     Boulder   The Anomaly Boulder
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 10'   Caddy Shack Boulder
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Featured Route For Old Baldys Melon Patch
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Anomaly V5 6C  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : The Anomaly Boulder
This awesome problem climbs the steep face to the left of Sit Down and Be Counted. It's the farthest left problem on the boulder. Start standing up matched in a good slot about shoulder height. Work your way up to a big, flat crystal/edge utilizing tiny crimps and body tension. Once you have the big crystal with your right hand, commit to the big cross-through and top out. One of Dave's finest contributions to Baldy (besides Seul Avec Dieux, Black Roughy, Scary Trees......)...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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