Mealy Bugs* VS 4c
45m, 2 pitches. 1) 4c, 20m. Climb the shallow groove with a wide crack just right of the tree at the foot of the face - steeper than it looks - then as it fades trend right to a belay and good stance on the terrace. 2) 4c, 25m. Follow the slabby left wall of the open groove then trend up left again up the loose and grassy scoop above. Finish up the fine but short-lived jamming crack high on the left. © ROCKFAX
FA. D.Johnson, D.Mellor 1960

Ticklists: Peak Rock/10/White Life, My Favourite Climbs Diff - HVS.

PUBLIC LOGBOOKS
This climb is in 108 logbooks, and on 3 wishlists.

gavinpeach - 2nd O/S - 13/Sep/14 with Max Pendleton

Hidden - AltLd - 03/Aug/14

Led first pitch, great climb really enjoyed it. Nice position throughout
pedrosanpb - AltLd O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Andrew Lodge

Andrew Lodge - AltLd - 03/Aug/14 with Pete

Led first pitch
georgenvk - AltLd O/S - 26/Jul/14 with shouter

First pitch. Aimed to climb Mealystopheles, but Jam headed out to the left slab instead.
Alex Thompson - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Jam

Jam_sandwich - AltLd O/S - 13/Jul/14 with Alex Thompson

Hidden - Lead - 12/Jun/14

p2 only - nice, exposed and enjoyable climbing
jmills94 - 2nd O/S - 12/Jun/14 with colin

Hidden - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14

ColinD - Lead - 03/Jun/14 with Frida Heilert

Fred_Richard - 28/Sep/13 with Duncan Bourne

First pitch harder than second
dr_botnik - AltLd O/S - 08/Aug/13 with ken

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 29/Jun/13

Lead both pitches. With Dan and the Bowmeister. Great climb.
Le Chevalier Mal Fet - Lead - 25/Jun/13

DanChad - 2nd O/S - 25/Jun/13 with Richard Bower, Chris Murray

stoo2k - 2nd O/S - 04/Jun/13

Mike Hegarty - Lead O/S - 04/Jun/13 with Stu Owen

Roget - Lead O/S - 10/Oct/12 with robin

Robin Nichols - 2nd O/S - 10/Oct/12

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 05/Aug/12

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12

Pitch 2
Whealiebob - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/12 with Terry

interesting experience.
Milne - AltLd O/S - 25/Jul/12 with Dave

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Jul/12

Pitch 2
rich_hw - Lead O/S - 13/May/12 with Graeme Hammond

led P1 which I thought was the crux pitch as the 2nd pitch seemed to be 4b max. Both are good, a great route overall.
Graeme Hammond - AltLd O/S - 13/May/12 with Richard Williams

Just 2nd pitch.
Will Hunt - Lead O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Dan Matthewman

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/11

minaturechris - AltLd O/S - 14/Aug/11 with Barra

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 02/Jun/11 with H washbrook

Tamati - Lead O/S - May/11

peter myers - AltLd - 25/Apr/11 with Krissy Humble

marcoleptic - Lead O/S - 13/Apr/11 with Andy Shep

highfivekrissy - AltLd - Apr/11 with Pete Myers

biobuild - 2nd - 13/Mar/11

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 2011

Hidden - 2011

Brannock - Lead O/S - 31/May/10 with Annette

Hidden - 2nd - 31/May/10

Ken Taylor - 2010

Little B - AltLd O/S - 25/Oct/09 with Simon

spqr - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Roger

Ken led 1st pitch, I led 2nd pitch
Happy Wanderer - AltLd O/S - 27/Sep/09 with Ken T

Led P1
MD - AltLd - 19/Sep/09 with Ian B, Misha

jonka - AltLd - Aug/09 with mark

Hidden - 2nd O/S - Aug/09

Hidden - Lead RP - 08/Jul/09

wheelo - AltLd - 02/Jul/09 with chris

2nd pitch lead.
Hardcore Pat - AltLd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Graham Plant

valentinesbabe - 2nd O/S - 27/Jun/09 with Matt Dalby

Lead first pitch.
Hardcore Pat - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09 with Chris Vanderz

vanderz - AltLd O/S - 31/May/09

mark sadler - AltLd - 2009

cem - 2nd - 20/Sep/08 with Rob Truckle

daveinedale - AltLd O/S - 13/Sep/08

Hidden - Lead RP - Jun/08

Hidden - AltLd - 03/May/08

jimsrankin - AltLd O/S - May/08 with Mel

kenneM - AltLd - May/08 with Muzz

Matt lead 1st. I led second.
jonny_098 - AltLd dog - 30/Jul/07 with Matt Bazire

IanJackson - Lead O/S - 29/Apr/07 with Luke Hunt

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 22/Apr/07

Hidden - AltLd rpt - 05/Jul/06

Stig - AltLd O/S - 10/May/05 with Charlie Reade-Jahn

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 06/Jul/04

robin heath - Lead O/S - 02/Sep/03 with Carl Riley

Brown - Lead O/S - Jul/03

Led P2
Different Steve - AltLd O/S - Jul/03 with Martin Hore

Hidden - AltLd O/S - Apr/03

Phill Mitch - Lead O/S - 2003 with john d

Howard J - 2nd - 16/Jul/02 with Nigel Leeson

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Jun/02

EagerAndy - 2000

I led both pitches.
Phil West - Lead O/S - 25/Sep/99 with David Atherton

John Marsland - AltLd - 15/Aug/98 with Ian Manocha

Le Chevalier Mal Fet - AltLd - 24/Apr/97 with Richard Bower

Chris Ellis - AltLd rpt - 20/Apr/97 with Louise Pellett

Trobbo - 18/Apr/97 with john blower

Hidden - AltLd - 04/Nov/96

Andy Say - Lead O/S - 28/Aug/96

Ian Archer - 2nd - 12/Jun/96

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 18/Jun/94

Iain Thow - Lead - 12/Mar/93 with Christine King

Backinthegame - Lead - Aug/92 with Andrew Hall

Nick Rundall - Lead O/S - 1990

Rog Wilko - Lead - May/89 with Debbie Wilkinson

AndrewP - AltLd - 1989

dodders - AltLd - 14/Jun/88 with Dick Hargreaves

Hidden - AltLd - 25/Jun/85

Ian Clare - 1984

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 12/Sep/82

Ian Jones - Lead O/S - 1982 with Rich Lewis

Nic Robinson - Solo O/S - 25/Jun/81

beaumap - Lead - Apr/81 with Martin Davis

Pitch 2 after pitch 1 of Mealystopholes
Mike C - Lead - 04/Oct/80 with Brian Wilderspin

andy tetsill - AltLd - Oct/80 with Whitehall Course

Chris Ellis - 2nd - 06/Jul/80 with Nige Shaw

tapley - Lead - 11/May/80 with Alison Tapley

Hidden - Lead - 1980

Nigel Bond - Lead - 21/Jul/79 with Tony Cuddy

Mark Kemball - Lead - 26/Feb/77 with Sarah Bridge

rogerskews - 1977 with Various

Nigel Bond - Lead - 26/Oct/75 with John Derbyshire

Hidden - Lead - 26/Jun/75

mikej - Lead - 31/Oct/71 with E

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 18/Jul/71 with Bob Knapton

bob@daysmill - AltLd O/S - 1971

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