Home of the classic, The Fin and several climbs from V3 to V12 with varying style; one-move wonders, long traverses, roof climbs, an arete and ass-draggers like Snake Belly where you can hardly fit a pad between you and the ground for 10 moves.
On the SW side of Mescalero Canyon, perched at the top. Identified by the obvious 20 ft rock overhang coincidentally resembling the front of an aircraft carrier (go figure).
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The Fin V4 Boulder
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The Fin V4 TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : The Aircraft Carrier
The venerable classic, and the main reason to drop your pads at the Aircraft Carrier.Start on the head-height jug moving into the arete with a couple positive holds, then a sloping side-pull. Use your arete skills to gain balance for the lip, or just move into it with some swing. Finish slightly left....[more] Browse More Classics in TX