Ship Island Climbing 2020 by Jim Pace

Sixty-five years after Lincoln Hales’ and Pete Schoening pioneered climbing routes on the Bighorn Crags’ granite walls (aka the Litner Group) at the west end of Ship Island Lake Jim Pace led a crew of climbers to the granite climbers’ paradise. Read about their climbs in Jim’s article: Ship Island Climbing 2020.

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Ship Island Climbing 2020 by Jim Pace

M. Bechdel on pitch 2 of Mermaid’s Tale.

“Mount of the Unholy Cross” visible center left. The cross is about 1300 feet tall.