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Monster Rock Rock Climbing 


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Description 

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 www.MonsterRock.info for directions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

45 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',9],['5.10',15],['5.11',9],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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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Featured Route For Monster Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Herbert West's Weird Instruments

Herbert West's Weird Instruments 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  TX : Monster Rock : Lovecraftian Madness Wall
A variation of "Icy Touch of a Dimensional Shambler", this route allows the use of holds on the arete. Beware of an awkward clipping stance that makes for an interesting (yet safe?) fall....[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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Rock Climbing Photo: Erik Moore working the pumpfest traverse, Insane W...
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