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Monster Rock Rock Climbing 

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Sweet limestone sport routes ranging 5.7-5.13, close to Austin and minutes from Pace Bend park's DWS. Unique 9 clip 5.11b pumpfest traverse with variations ranging 5.10c to 5.12a. Unique year-round cool-air climbing in a shaded canyon. System wall available to complete your pump on all grip types. One 5.7, seven 5.9's, ten 5.10's, fourteen 5.11's, nine 5.12's, two 5.13's.

Getting There 

30 minutes west of Austin. Please see for directions.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

46 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',25],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Monster Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Monster Rock:
Green Slime vs. Bag Of Devouring   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   Dungeons and Dragons Wall &...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Heidi TR'ing Warg Riders.

Warg Riders 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Texas : Monster Rock : Dungeons and Dragons Wall &...
A variation of this climb, "Swordmaiden of Rohan", is a good 5.7. Stop at the first set of anchors. If you want to do the 5.8, clip the bolt to the left of the anchors instead and keep going. Both are very enjoyable....[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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Rock Climbing Photo: Erik Moore working the pumpfest traverse, Insane W...
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By nicktucker
From: Portland, OR
Oct 3, 2012
Love the climbing out here, great rock quality, and it's basically in a giant cave so it stays alot cooler than other areas in Austin.
By sirhctrebor
From: Austin, TX
Aug 5, 2013
Truly the only place to climb during the summer if the lake is too low for DWS

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