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Areas in Texas

Adair Springs 0 / 0 / 1 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Barton Creek Greenbelt 2 / 97 / 20 / 65 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 174
Big Bend National Park 3 / 0 / 0 / 52 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 55
Bottlecap (Austin) 0 / 0 / 0 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Brownwood 0 / 0 / 32 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 55
Bull Creek Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 33 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 33
Camp Eagle 0 / 33 / 7 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 43
Caprock Canyons State Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Continental Ranch 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Cub Cave 0 / 6 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Dallas Park City Buildering 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Eisenhower State Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area 161 / 49 / 75 / 128 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 332
Franklin Mountain Range 20 / 33 / 15 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 69
Georgetown Hospital 0 / 14 / 5 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 23
Hamm Creek Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Hostility Boulders aka ham creek park 1 / 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Hueco Tanks 27 / 20 / 4 / 469 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 514
Lake Whitney (DWS) 0 / 9 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Lubbock, Tx (Lapstrike Gateway) 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Matilda Bridge 0 / 0 / 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
McKinney Falls State Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 69 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 69
Medicine Wall 0 / 36 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 37
Miller Springs 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Mineral Wells State Park 0 / 2 / 32 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 33
Monster Rock 0 / 44 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 46
Morgan's Point 0 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Nolan River 0 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Notrees 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Pace Bend Park (DWS) 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Paisano Peak 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Palo Duro Canyon State Park 17 / 0 / 21 / 101 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 126
Paluxy River Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 71 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 71
Paradise on the Brazos 3 / 93 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 99
Pecos River Boat Launch Cliffs 3 / 33 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 37
Pecos River DWS (Deep Water Solo) 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Pedernales Falls State Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Point of Rocks 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Red Bluff 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Reimer's Ranch 1 / 253 / 28 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 259
Reimer's Ranch North Shore 3 / 180 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 186
Rogers Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 62 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 62
Rosemeade Park Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
San Gabriel Walking Trail 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Tonkawa Falls 0 / 0 / 0 / 74 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 74
UTSA Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Wimberley Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Elevation: 601 ft
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Admins: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff

Description of Texas

James Crump, the "Godfather" of Texas climbing says, "Texas is BIG! Really big". It is faster to drive from Boulder, CO to Salt Lake City, UT than it is to drive from Enchanted Rock, TX to Hueco Tanks, TX. Fortunately for us though, Texas is virtually jam packed with different types of rock. All this rock just happens to be spread throughout a massive State, so we get an undeserved reputation for being flat.

From the Syenite/Ironrock of Hueco Tanks to the Limestone bluffs of the Central Texas Hill Country and the splitter Pink Granite of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Even the Dallas area is adjacent to many fine areas. Texas definitely has it all, especially if you count the Western border with Mexico which is just a massive long wall of limestone, largely unexplored. Speaking of Mexico, Texas is a very convenient launch point for many World class climbing destinations both developed and undiscovered in this magnificent Country as well.

Always be prepared for an adventure when climbing in the "Lone Star State". Most of the State is privately owned and negotiations for climbing are not always welcome. A polite attitude can go a long way.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Texas

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 90
The Melon Patch
Boulder
V2 5+
 309
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive
Boulder
V2 5+
 123
Ghetto Simulator
Boulder
V4 6B
 81
Warm Up Roof
Boulder
V4 6B
 115
T-Bone Shuffle
Boulder
V4 6B
 99
Moonshine Roof (center)
Boulder
V5 6C
 162
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative
Boulder
V5 6C
 97
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics
Boulder
V6 7A PG13
 63
See Spot Run
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 99
Cave Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 130
Sweat
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 154
Eight Flake
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 77
Owl Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 73
Fear of Flying
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 149
Prototype
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Melon Patch Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Scary Boulder
 90
V0 4 Boulder
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Grenade
 309
V2 5+ Boulder
Ghetto Simulator Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Ghetto Simulator
 123
V2 5+ Boulder
Warm Up Roof Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Warm Up Roof
 81
V4 6B Boulder
T-Bone Shuffle Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Morgue
 115
V4 6B Boulder
Moonshine Roof (center) Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Moonshine Roof
 99
V4 6B Boulder
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > New Meadow
 162
V5 6C Boulder
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Dragon's Den
 97
V5 6C Boulder
See Spot Run Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Big Time
 63
V6 7A PG13 Boulder
Cave Crack Enchanted Rock… > Echo Canyon > Orange Peel Area
 99
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Sweat Enchanted Rock… > Main Dome > News Wall
 130
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Eight Flake Reimer's Ranch > Dr. Seuss / Prototype…
 154
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Owl Crack Enchanted Rock… > Echo Canyon > Triple Cracks Sanctuary
 77
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Fear of Flying Enchanted Rock… > Buzzard's Roost > E Face of Buzzard's R…
 73
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Prototype Reimer's Ranch > Dr. Seuss / Prototype…
 149
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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SirVato
Boulder
SirVato   Boulder
Hueco Tanks In touble??

I got an e-mail from a friend
HERE's THE LINK Jan 24, 2007
kyber
Portland
kyber   Portland
killing time: austin google maps of climbing areas:

maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa… Sep 29, 2008
Corey Morris
Landstuhl, Germany
Corey Morris   Landstuhl, Germany
Moving to Ft. Hood soon...looking for partners...I'm 39 and have own gear...be great to run into some other climbers. Aug 25, 2011
Dr. Dre
Manitou Springs, CO
Dr. Dre   Manitou Springs, CO
Am heading to EP for work a few days and would like to check out Heuco. I heard that the park gate closes at 6 pm. Are there any areas one can still access for climbing or bouldering after 6 pm without issues, if one were to park outside the gate? Sep 16, 2012
Here are some websites that can be used in conjunction with MP to aid in finding a wonderful place to climb.

erockonline.com - online guides and photos

bloodyflapper.com - a lot of online guides, hundreds and hundreds of old pictures of Texas climbing, a lot of info on the history of many Texas climbing areas, has an excellent tool to use for Pace Bend deep water soloing

0friction.com/index.php?cou… - 0friction.com has tons and tons of old pictures, mostly bouldering (look on the bottom left of the page for the list of areas)

rockclimbing.com/cgi-bin/ro… - the infamously defunct and deserted rockclimbing.com has a lot of the same info as MP, except with a lot of the old climbing spots in Texas that have kind of been forgotten about

ctmrocks.com - Central Texas Mountaineers, the climbers organization for Centex areas. They're in charge of a lot of important things and stuff. Edit Spring 2017: CTM is now TCC (Texas Climbers Coalition).

texasclimberscoalition.org/ - Texas Climbers Coalition - access, volunteering, route maintenance, events, etc.

badbolts.com/states/tx - per CTM, report bad hardware here. "Short, steep, soul-crushing gnar".

drtopo.com/ - 4 free downloadable guides to McKinney, Rogers, Monster Rock, and Bull Creek - free

8a.nu/? - 8a.nu - the perfect place for ego-stoking, spray, stalking your heroes, and maybe even picking up some good beta on your local central Texas crags May 11, 2016
mike varlotta
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
mike varlotta   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I will be in and around Texas for most of July this coming summer. I am guessing that that is probably the worst month to climb there, but I'm hoping there might be some areas where either elevation and/or shade allow for tolerable mid-summer climbing. I will be driving through Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma and could detour through Arkansas. I don't mind adding some extra miles in order to find places that can be enjoyed in the dog days of summer. Hoping to get some good beta out there as I piece together this road trip. Thanks!! Jan 12, 2017

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