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Santa Elena Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Location: 29.16512, -103.6134 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Joel Ryan on Jun 12, 2016
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The obvious canyon cutting through the cliff line....


A gorgeous canyon carved by the Rio Grande river on the western side of the park.

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Weather station 6.4 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Sit start to a high topout

30 Seconds To Mexico V2 5+  Texas : Big Bend National Park : ... : Won't Kill You Boulder
Route starts on Shitfaced and Barefoot as a sitting start. Instead of topping out on Barefoot and Shitfaced throw from the horizontal pockets to the two finger pocket on the arete. Continue up the arete before topping out directly above the start hold....[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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By Tcachee
Sep 2, 2016
Anyone know the rock quality on the walls of the canyon?

1,500 ft walls are temping for some trad climbing
By Joel Ryan
From: New York, New York
Sep 8, 2016
Complete and total choss.

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