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Areas in Franklin Mountain Range

Blasted Buttress 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Crazy Cat a.k.a. Palisades 0 / 0 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Dihedral Ridge 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Franklins West Side 5 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Lost Padre Wall 0 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
McKelligon Canyon 0 / 7 / 4 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Mini Hueco 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Outpost, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Pinnacle Ridge 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
South Franklin Mountain 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Tom Mays Park 1 / 13 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Whispering Springs Canyon 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Wyler Red Walls 4 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Elevation: 7,000 ft
GPS: 31.794, -106.491 Google Map · Climbing Map
Shared By: Lowell on May 29, 2010
Admins: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff
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Description

Numerous climbing areas exist in the Franklin mountain range. Some areas have access issues and others are open to the public through the Texas Park & Wildlife Dept. (Access Fees May Apply)

The Franklin Mountain Range is not the most popular climbing destination being located so close to world famous Hueco Tanks. It does however contain some worthy routes and boulder problems. Trad. Sport Climbs, top ropes and boulder problems. It has a little bit of everything. In minutes you can be in the the mountains getting your climbing fix.

GUIDEBOOK
TEXAS Franklin Mountain Range Climbers Guide 4th Edition
GUIDEBOOK LINK CLICK HERE

Getting There

The city of El Paso Texas surround the Franklin Mountain range.

Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. access points:

- McKelligon Canyon Park 915-566-4226
- Tom Mays Park

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