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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

45 Total Climbing Routes

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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: Entering the crux.

Nyarlathotep Arises From The Blackness Of 27 Centuries 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Texas : Monster Rock : Lovecraftian Madness Wall
This climb shares the start with "Invisible Slayer" but goes straight up instead of traversing left. Pulling the bulge is a wicked crux, but the falls are clean....[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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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