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The Fins

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The Fins  


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Description 

This outcrop of rock probably has the most potential of the three areas here. There are perhaps a dozen lines on this rock. There are several boulders immediately around and behind it that offer their own problems and challenges. The main rock itself is composed of two parallel 'fins' of rock, stacked against a cluster of large boulders between them. The main walls of the two fins face north and south.


Getting There 

5 min walk from bridge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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


Featured Route For The Fins

The Remains Of Mankind 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a MD : Baltimore City Watershed : ... : The Fins
Start 7' from the right edge of the rock. Climb up past a small right-facing corner (crux; V1, see "Dawn Of Mankind") to a ledge. Follow the ledge with your hands (taking care not to dislodge the small rock) left and up, working your feet on what seems like a blank wall, heading for the large right-facing flake/corner. Once in the corner; layback, jam, work the face or stem your way to the top. Rated X because the bottom half is unprotected.At the top you can see the old rema...[more]   Browse More Classics in MD

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