that caption is a strait up paradox...only because of the texas part. It is truly amazing to find such a wonderful place located within spitting distance of the #1 shit town in mexico and a top 5 shit town in texas.
Josh I don't know how much time you've spent in El Paso, but I take exception to that comment. It's a great place if you get to know it. I'd still be there if UTEP had a law school, though I'm plenty happy in Tucson. Juarez had a lot going for it too, before the war.
The desert and other wilderness areas around there are amazing as well. Equal to what's around Tucson IMO (not necessarily for climbing).