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Areas in Reimer's Ranch North Shore

Awesome Roof 0 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Bee Wall 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Blues Wall 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Buzzards Roof 1 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Carnival Wall 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Cheap Beer Wall 1 / 5 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Cheech and Chong Wall 0 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
Dreamer's Wall 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Dude Wall, The 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Gypsy Wall 0 / 6 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Holladay Wall 1 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 14
Huking Buttress Wall 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Insanity Wall 0 / 17 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Little Guide's Wall 0 / 17 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Middle Earth Wall 0 / 26 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 28
Mossy Wall 0 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Undead Cats Wall 0 / 13 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 13
Unleashed Wall 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4

Description [Suggest Change]

Newest climbing area near Austin. Be ware of friable rock, death blocks, and dirt/mud ledges. In spite of this, the climbing is quite great on sharp holds that haven't been polished like everything else around Austin. As the area sees more traffic it will likely clean up into a great climbing area.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Go to Reimers Ranch: From Austin, take Highway 71 west.  Turn left at FM 3238 (also known as Hamilton Pool Road).   The entrance to the ranch will be approximately 12 miles down this road on the right. The park entrance gate is 1/2 mile up the road.

After entering the park, follow signs to the North Bank Parking Area which is where the park road ends.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Reimer's Ranch North Shore

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 25
Middle Earth Cave
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 42
Halfling's Leaf
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 44
My Precious
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Amazing Legacy of J.R.R. Tolkein
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
A Mortal Life
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 40
Elvin Beauty
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 40
Carnival
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Monfi
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 36
Deceptive Warmup
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 29
Mines Of Moria
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 30
Vanilla Sky
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 21
Imaginary Friend
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 34
Mossotopia
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
 30
Katrina
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 6
Pay at the Pump
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Middle Earth Cave Middle Earth Wall
 25
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Halfling's Leaf Middle Earth Wall
 42
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
My Precious Middle Earth Wall
 44
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Amazing Legacy of J.R.R. To… Middle Earth Wall
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
A Mortal Life Middle Earth Wall
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Elvin Beauty Middle Earth Wall
 40
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Carnival Carnival Wall
 40
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Monfi Holladay Wall
 17
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Deceptive Warmup Mossy Wall
 36
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mines Of Moria Middle Earth Wall
 29
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Vanilla Sky Awesome Roof
 30
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Imaginary Friend Insanity Wall
 21
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Mossotopia Mossy Wall
 34
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Katrina Mossy Wall
 30
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Pay at the Pump Awesome Roof
 6
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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I climbed at North Shore on 8/8 and left my size 36 pair of La Sportiva Testarossas. If anyone has seen them please let me know! Thanks. Aug 9, 2014
Season outlined above showing a July peak is flat out wrong. Peak seasons for Reimer's are from about October through to around April. Some brave the summer humidity, but it's much quieter during the summer months. Oct 7, 2016
The day use fee for Reimers Ranch in the summer (May 1st through September 30th) has been increased on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from $10 to $15. Even if you have a yearly Travis County Parks pass, you must still pay the extra $5 to enter the park.

Update: "Actually, they just rescinded the rule for annual pass holders and vehicles with an occupant 62 years of age or older. So if you have an annual pass you will not be charged, and if you have an occupant in your vehicle 62 years old or older you will only be charged the typical $10 fee." May 15, 2017
Jake Westfall
Austin, TX
Jake Westfall   Austin, TX
@Jon Between Middle Earth wall and Insanity wall is Huking Buttress. See p. 175 of Hogge 2nd edition. Someone should probably enter those here on MP. May 9, 2018

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