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The First Corridor
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Acme Top Rope Wall S,TR 
Agua Negro S 
Before The Storm T,S 
Betty Does Brownsville S 
Bilbo Surfs Galveston S 
Brand X Top Rope Wall TR 
Hook 'em Horns S 
Itsy Bitsy Spider (climbed up the water spout) S 
Leather & Lace  S 
Middle Earth T 
Pain at the Pump S 
Pick Pocket  S 
Pocket Change S 
Rise and Shine S 
Sophie's Choice S 
Spider's Line S 
Unknown S 
Unknown 5.11a (a.k.a. the Booty Route) S 
Unsorted Routes:

Agua Negro 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Early 1990s, Loomis
Season: 4
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Submitted By: Spider Savage on Jan 7, 2010

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Suzi leads Aqua Negro.

Description 

Route Name: Agua Negro. Bolted perfectly for a 5.8 climber. Steep but plenty of holds and solution pockets. Several variations possible. This is probably the best quality climb at Texas Canyon. There is a belay station mid climb. After that the climb is 5.0.

Location 

Center of east wall of The Canyon. Obvious water grove. Short oak tree at the base. Go straight up left of the oak tree.

Protection 

Quickdraws, bolted


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Agua Negro in yellow.
BETA PHOTO: Agua Negro in yellow.
Topping out on "Aqua Negro."
Topping out on "Aqua Negro."
Climber on the left doing Agua Negro by top rope. ...
Climber on the left doing Agua Negro by top rope. ...
With the P1 anchor of "Aqua Negro" MIA, ...
With the P1 anchor of "Aqua Negro" MIA, ...
Matthew Geyer leads Agua Negro.
Matthew Geyer leads Agua Negro.
Not sure if this is the right route bit its defina...
Not sure if this is the right route bit its defina...
A climber enjoying the pockets on "Aqua Negro...
A climber enjoying the pockets on "Aqua Negro...
Not sure if this is the right route bit its defina...
Not sure if this is the right route bit its defina...
The new anchor on Aqua Negro (06-06-15).
The new anchor on Aqua Negro (06-06-15).

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By J.J
Dec 5, 2010

Is this route also reffered to as Rt C-1?
By Spider Savage
Dec 5, 2010

Rt-C1 was an old designation that I made until I got with Loomis and he gave me the first ascent name. This site does not work with routes that do not have names. There are many of these at Texas Canyon and so they are not yet on this site.
By Frenchy750
Dec 8, 2014

Was out at Texas Canyon over the weekend... Seemed a few bolts for Agua Negro were missing?
By George Bracksieck
Apr 27, 2015

Last Tues, I led this, using Ben Chapman's second suggestion (above). I suggest replacing all 3/8-inch bolts with 1/2 X 5-inch bolts, unless placing in a dense, fine-grained, solidly embedded cobble of sufficient size.
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jun 13, 2015
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

As of Saturday, June 6th the 1st bolt and the anchor on "Cascada" (aka Aqua Negro) have been replaced. The climb is fully equipped.
By Frenchy750
Jul 19, 2015

Thanks Benjamin!

You ROCK! Can't wait to get on it!
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