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Areas in Texas

Barton Creek Greenbelt 2 / 94 / 20 / 31 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 138
Big Bend National Park 3 / 0 / 0 / 52 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 55
Brownwood 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Bull Creek Park 0 / 0 / 0 / 26 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 26
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 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
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 159 / 42 / 73 / 119 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 314
Franklin Mountain Range 15 / 30 / 15 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 61
Georgetown Hospital 0 / 14 / 5 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 23
Hostility Boulders aka ham creek park 1 / 6 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Hueco Tanks 25 / 20 / 4 / 449 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 492
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 / 72 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 72
Medicine Wall 0 / 36 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 37
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 / 100 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 125
Paluxy River Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 70 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 70
Paradise on the Brazos 3 / 93 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 99
Pecos River Boat Launch Cliffs 3 / 32 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 36
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 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Red Bluff 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Reimer's Ranch 1 / 245 / 28 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 251
Reimer's Ranch North Shore 2 / 146 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 151
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
Wimberley Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
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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
The Melon Patch
Boulder
V2 5+
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive
Boulder
V2 5+
Ghetto Simulator
Boulder
V3 6A
Sign of the Cross
Boulder
V4 6B
Warm Up Roof
Boulder
V4 6B
T-Bone Shuffle
Boulder
V4 6B
Moonshine Roof (center)
Boulder
V5 6C
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative
Boulder
V5 6C
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics
Boulder
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Jack Knife
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cave Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sweat
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Eight Flake
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fear of Flying
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Prototype
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Melon Patch Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Scary Boulder V0 4 Boulder
Nobody Here Gets Out Alive Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Grenade V2 5+ Boulder
Ghetto Simulator Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Ghetto Simulator V2 5+ Boulder
Sign of the Cross Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Sign of the Cross V3 6A Boulder
Warm Up Roof Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Warm Up Roof V4 6B Boulder
T-Bone Shuffle Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > Morgue V4 6B Boulder
Moonshine Roof (center) Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Moonshine Roof V4 6B Boulder
Lobsterclaw, AKA:Mr. Negative Hueco Tanks > N Mtn > New Meadow V5 6C Boulder
Dragon Fly, AKA: Dogmatics Hueco Tanks > E Mtn > Dragon's Den V5 6C Boulder
Jack Knife Enchanted Rock St… > Echo Canyon > Throne Rock Area 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Cave Crack Enchanted Rock St… > Echo Canyon > Orange Peel Area 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Sweat Enchanted Rock St… > Main Dome > News Wall 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Eight Flake Reimer's Ranch > Dr. Seuss / Prototype Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Fear of Flying Enchanted Rock St… > Buzzard's Roost > E Face of Buzzard's Roost 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Prototype Reimer's Ranch > Dr. Seuss / Prototype Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
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GoBoy  
I've got to travel to Dallas for work in March, any chance of that become a climbing trip? What is near Dallas? Nov 29, 2017
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
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

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
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
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
kyber
Portland
kyber   Portland
killing time: austin google maps of climbing areas:

maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa… Sep 29, 2008
SirVato
Boulder
SirVato   Boulder
Hueco Tanks In touble??

I got an e-mail from a friend
HERE's THE LINK Jan 24, 2007

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