Melaleucion* HVS 5a
8m.

Rockfax Description
8m. The butch front of the first buttress has a steep start and a bevy of shelving overlaps above. © ROCKFAX


FA. Steve Dale 1976

Ticklists: Roaches HVS Challenge.

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This climb is in 60 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

This is a powerful little thingy, albeit very short. Can get good small cams in the horizontal break at the crux, but unfortunately the placements are also the best bits for your hands. Kind of recommended.
djones66 - Lead O/S - 12/Aug/15 with Stve mc D

Andrew Abraham - Lead rpt - 23/Jun/15 with Ky

Roaches HVS Challenge #27
FlavioL1989 - 2nd O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Mike Gallimore

Part of the Roaches HVS challenge. We got the silver medal, then it went dark on us after skyline. All routes attempted on-sight. Fun day! Thanks Dan and Flavio!
MichaelGallimore - Lead O/S - 07/Jun/15 with Flavio

max_chan - 2nd RP - 25/May/15 with Jen - PCC

Hidden - Lead G/U - 16/May/15

Rob had a very wet top-out, dried out before I got there.
Tom McCabe - 2nd O/S - 24/Mar/15 with Rob Law

abtibbs - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/15 with Hugo

Hidden - 2nd - Mar/15

jamesgodwin64 - Solo O/S - 21/Sep/14 with John Cooper

Hidden - 2nd dog - 14/Sep/14

rob 528 - Lead O/S - 2014

Mike Turner - 2nd dog - 21/Jul/13 with Martin Hore

Hidden - TR O/S - 21/Jul/13

pete_naylor - Lead RP - 01/Jun/13

kate tarrant - 2nd β - Jun/13

Ricky Layf - TR dnf - Jun/13 with Pete

Hidden - 01/Sep/12

toasted - Lead - 01/Sep/12 with Andy Graham

Stout little route. Felt about 5b over the bulge, although the finger lock was slightly gooey.
Alex Winter - Lead O/S - 22/Aug/12 with Saul

Quite powerful, maybe not the best warm up?
Dan Lane - Lead O/S - 16/Nov/11 with John Crook

Thuggy
Spidermunkie - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/11

bennys89 - Sep/11

Hidden - Lead RP - 14/Aug/11

aidanb - Lead O/S - 23/Jul/11

Around900 - TR O/S - Jul/11

chrisbussell - Lead O/S - 21/Jun/11 with Tim O'Neill

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/11

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11

Sam Simpson - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Christian Turford

alias dave - 2nd O/S - 10/Apr/11 with Sam.EB

Jez - Lead O/S - 10/Apr/11 with NJSharp

Said HVS in the guide, thought it was soft touch, VS is about right, nice hand jam, to pull through the overlaps!
Andrew Abraham - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/11 with Nick Whimster

nickwhimster - 2nd O/S - 01/Apr/11 with Andrew Abraham

WTF??
Olli-C - Lead dnf - 06/Mar/11 with dad

simeclimb68 - Solo O/S - 24/Oct/10

pumpy!
shafiq lalloo - 2nd - 25/Sep/10 with ciaran1999

Mark Dennison - Lead O/S - 18/Jun/10 with Donk

Hidden - Lead dog - 11/Jun/10

Hidden - Solo - 25/Oct/09

Hidden - 2nd - 02/Aug/09

Hidden - Lead dog - 30/May/09

used a nut when should have used a cam! fingers pealed of big move
axeman - Lead dnf - 30/May/09 with schofield

axeman - 2nd O/S - 30/May/09 with schofield

dannyboy83 - Solo O/S - 11/May/09

donkster - 2nd O/S - 24/Apr/09 with mark

Hidden - Lead RP - 07/Mar/09

JCB42 - 2nd O/S - 07/Mar/09 with Neil Mackie

cymjt - 2009

Great climb, short but sweet.
AndyM-LVB - Lead O/S - 28/Jun/08 with Brendan Ferguson

daveagriff - Lead - 2008

Stig - Lead O/S - 11/Oct/07 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

FrankW - 2nd O/S - 29/Apr/06 with Joe

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/06

Hidden - Lead O/S - 22/Jan/06

craig h - Solo O/S - 08/Oct/98 with Jamie Lillieman

smudge - 2nd O/S - 14/Sep/96 with Rob

goi.ashmore - Solo O/S - 08/Sep/96

Roget - Solo O/S - 04/Sep/90

OMSKB - Lead - 24/Jun/90

Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
DanChad, Danm79, SuperLee1985

Voting
Total votes cast 32
hard E10 of 12
E10 of 12
easy E10 of 12
hard HVS0 of 12
HVS0 of 12
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VS0 of 12
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hard 5b0 of 12
5b0 of 12
easy 5b0 of 12
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5a1 of 12
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