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BETA PHOTO: Jizzercise and Pooper Scooper

Description 

Nolan River is a bouldering area tucked away along the nolan river near Blum Texas. While the guidebook(TX limestone bouldering) has most of the problems fairly stout (hard) there are some easier lines as well with a little bit of exploring of rocks. This area has still a bit of potential and is a safe-access area so far. Just be fairly quiet b/c there are homes above the cliff line. Quality rock, with more than a days worth of good stuff!

Getting There 

Highway 67 south to Cleburne. 174 south through Rio Vista. Left on FM 933. Cross bridge over Nolan River. Park. walk back across river to obvious cliff line.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 5.6 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jizzersize on left, Pooper Scooper on right

Jizzercise V5 6C  Texas : Nolan River : Pilgrims Pride & Jizzercise...
One of the best here. Start on right hand side pull and left hand slope. Bounce left hand up, bump right hand out to 3 finger pod. Set up for dead point and throw!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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By Keith Reed
Nov 20, 2014
The bouldering area commonly known as the Nolan River aka Blum
is on Army Corps of Engineer land. It is a federal park open to all.
This area has been federal park land since the 1960's.
Enjoy!

Access is open
By steph johnson
From: Roanoke (DENTON)
Jan 20, 2016
Hey Keith, I was wondering if any one climbed at The Burn( chisholm trail park) anymore? It was always sketchy with land owners in the late 80's and 90'sclimbing with the old crew.
By Ryan A. Ray
From: Weatherford, TX
Sep 18, 2016
Steph, unfortunately the burn is still on private property and closed to public access! Its ashamed, beautiful climbing!
By Killian Smith
Apr 1, 2017
Went out here a few times in late march. Only climbed around the Jizzersize Boulders. There is quite a large section in the "Texas Limestone Bouldering" book that is not here on MP.

There was a lot of snakes. There isn't a great trail to the rocks, and you have to cross the river that was only running a few inches deep.

We spent the morning here, and then would go to Paluxy (sub 30 min drive away) to take a nap and climb a bit out there for a complete day.

The Atlantis Boulder was surrounded by drift wood and we saw a bunch of snakes in it.

Parking on the southside of the bridge didn't give us any problems. The locals parked there as well.

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