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Elevation: 4,480'
Location: 31.9129, -106.0456 View Map  Incorrect?
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West Mountain, Hueco Tanks, photo: Bob Horan

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  • Some areas require a guide.

  • Description 

    Some of the best boulder problems in the park are found on West, but the concentration of problems is not as dense as the the other mountains in Hueco. West Mountain is also home to a handfull of excellent roped climbs.

    Getting There 

    Accessed with a certified guide only. Call the Hueco Rock Ranch at (915) 855-0142

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 8.1 miles from here

    30 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',8],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',6],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',5],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Mountain:
    Off the Bat   V4 6B     Boulder, 13'   The Wellsite
    Animal Acts   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Scream
    Star Power   V5 6C     Boulder   Star Power
    Shroom   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   Shroom and the Camel Toe
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    Featured Route For West Mountain
    Ty Foose on AKA

    A.K.A. 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a V10 7C+ PG13  TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : The Shield
    Sit start on the far right side of the roof, almost outside of the cave. Move up and left across the roof to gain the left arete. The crux is turning the lip after 35' of roof climbing. Top out with a 20' V1 slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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