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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
 111
The Melon Patch
Boulder
V2 5+
 393
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive
Boulder
V2 5+
 155
Ghetto Simulator
Boulder
V4 6B
 117
Warm Up Roof
Boulder
V4 6B
 162
T-Bone Shuffle
Boulder
V4 6B
 129
Moonshine Roof (center)
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
 99
Girls of Juarez
Boulder
V5 6C
 201
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative
Boulder
V5 6C
 129
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics
Boulder
V6 7A
 89
King Cobra
Boulder
V6 7A PG13
 80
See Spot Run
Boulder
V7 7A+
 80
New Religion
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 128
Cave Crack
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 83
Fear of Flying
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 109
Liposuction
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Melon Patch Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Scary Boulder
 111
V0 4 Boulder
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Grenade
 393
V2 5+ Boulder
Ghetto Simulator Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Ghetto Simulator
 155
V2 5+ Boulder
Warm Up Roof Hueco Tanks > E Mountain > Warm Up Roof
 117
V4 6B Boulder
T-Bone Shuffle Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Morgue
 162
V4 6B Boulder
Moonshine Roof (center) Hueco Tanks > E Mountain > Moonshine Roof
 129
V4 6B Boulder
Girls of Juarez Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Girls of Juarez
 99
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > New Meadow
 201
V5 6C Boulder
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics Hueco Tanks > E Mountain > Dragon's Den
 129
V5 6C Boulder
King Cobra Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > New Meadow
 89
V6 7A Boulder
See Spot Run Hueco Tanks > N Mountain > Big Time
 80
V6 7A PG13 Boulder
New Religion Hueco Tanks > E Spur > Gunks
 80
V7 7A+ Boulder
Cave Crack Enchanted Rock… > Echo Canyon > Orange Peel Area
 128
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Fear of Flying Enchanted Rock… > Buzzard's Roost > E Face of Buzzard's R…
 83
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Liposuction Austin Area > Reimers Ranch > Sex Cave
 109
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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