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Southwest Prow 

Hueco: V0 Font: 4

Type:  Boulder
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Submitted By: Patrick Vernon on Jan 1, 2001

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Messing around on the Southwest Prow.


This is the obvious, classic, jug haul up the southwest arete of the Beer Barrel. There is a fun V0 face to the right under The Balanced Rock.


Full rack of Bigbros.

Photos of Southwest Prow Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice butt free picture :)
BETA PHOTO: Nice butt free picture :)
Rock Climbing Photo: Jug haul.
Jug haul.
Rock Climbing Photo: Topping out on the Southwest Prow.
Topping out on the Southwest Prow.
Rock Climbing Photo: Stephen cruzin' up the prow.   Photo by Andy Libra...
Stephen cruzin' up the prow. Photo by Andy Libra...
Rock Climbing Photo: Dillon Turnbow on Southwest Prow.
Dillon Turnbow on Southwest Prow.
Rock Climbing Photo: Me getting ready to top it out on a nice mid-Feb. ...
Me getting ready to top it out on a nice mid-Feb. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lindsey on the prow.
Lindsey on the prow.
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo by Adrien Robert.
Photo by Adrien Robert.

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By Ryan Flynn
From: Maple Valley, WA
May 22, 2009

Pretty easy route, not a good landing.
By jmansfield Mansfield
May 18, 2010

A fun route. I'm a newb, so not very easy for me, but I got it on the second try. It's a little hard to see the jugs at the top, but reach as far as you can and you will have a great hold. I agree with the above post, as there is a ridge of rock that will cause your crash pad to be at an angle.
By Cesar Valencia
Jan 21, 2012
rating: V0 4

My favorite V0. Has great holds and a nice sequence. Highly recommended.
By Eric Klammer
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 4, 2013
rating: V0 4

Fun route, but as others have said, not the greatest of landings. Watch the topout!
By Rob King
From: Lone Tree
Jul 10, 2016
rating: V1+ 5

Holds are great. The topout is off of jugs and a small single toe. If your toe slips, watch your chin.

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