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|Shared By:||Aimee Rose on Mar 30, 2006|
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DescriptionThe best bouldering in the world, Hueco is amazing, but you gotta play the game to get in. Must call Texas State Parks (512)389-8900 to make reservations for North Mountain (be sure to write down your confirmation #s as they tend to lose them). The Hueco Rock Ranch (915-856-7181) no longer offers guiding services but does offer excellent lodging and camping options.
Best time of year to visit is November through March. It gets windy through the end of March and beginning of April. After mid-April, it's hot as sin. The rock is amazing, bullet hard and sharp on the digits.
Matt Wilder's Hueco Tanks guidebook from Wolverine Publishing is the best resource for routes. It is very extensive, has great directions and pictures.
This online guide will focus on North Mountain, since in the other areas you'll have a guide and other people who can point out the problems.
Some areas require a guide. Details
Getting ThereGet to El Paso then take HWY 62/180 (aka Montana Rd) east until you pass all the junk yards. When you see the ufo shaped white building turn left and go to the end of the road.
Hueco Rock Ranch
The Hueco Rock Ranch offers climbers a friendly place to stay while spending time at Hueco Tanks. Camp or rent a room/bunk. Showers, communal hang out area, and good company around the fire are included. Easy access to climbing and no hassle. Join the American Alpine Club and save 30%. Open NovemberApril.
Classic Climbing Routes at Hueco Tanks
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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