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Areas in Gus Fruh

Guide's Wall 0 / 3 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 1 / 10 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Kingdom of Ging 0 / 4 / 0 / 14 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Myth Wall 0 / 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Rubber Wall 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5

Description

Despite the fact this area contains some excellent walls and routes, it is not quite as popular as other areas such as Seismic or New Wall. This area is well shaded.

Getting There

The closest entrance is located at the Gus Fruh entry point for the Greenbelt. Heading west from Lamar on Barton Springs Rd., take a left onto Barton Hills Dr. Follow this road south until you reach the sign for Gus Fruh entry point. Park on the street and take the trail down to Barton creek. Cross the creek and take a right on the trail on the far side. The first wall that one encounters will be Gus Fruh, followed by Kingdom of Ging and finally Guide's Wall (Kingdom of Ging is notable for its large cave about 7' high that runs the length of the base of the wall).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Gus Fruh

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V7 7A+
Hank's Left / B8
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Iranian Arms Deal
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Heir Apparent
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Fern Bar
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chicken Supreme
Sport, TR
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Rhea
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
King of Ging
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Thumb Dance
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Gray Streak
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Blind Date
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Charlie Don't Surf
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Birdland
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Gros Ventre
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rock Retard
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Jerry's Kids
Sport
Hank's Left / B8 Kingdom of Ging V7 7A+ Boulder
Iranian Arms Deal Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Heir Apparent Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Fern Bar Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Chicken Supreme Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, TR
Rhea Myth Wall 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
King of Ging Kingdom of Ging 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Thumb Dance Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Sport
Gray Streak Kingdom of Ging 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Sport
Blind Date Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Charlie Don't Surf Kingdom of Ging 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Birdland Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Sport
Gros Ventre Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Rock Retard Gus Fruh aka Fern Bar Area 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Jerry's Kids Kingdom of Ging 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Favorite climbing spot on the Green Belt. Shady and cool with a very high quality of rock. Tons a hard bouldering, sport climbing, top roping and even a couple of easy cracks to get your Trad on if you really want. Nov 17, 2010

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