Numerous climbing areas exist in the Franklin mountain range. Some areas have access issues and others are open to the public through the Texas Park & Wildlife Dept. (Access Fees May Apply)
The Franklin Mountain Range is not the most popular climbing destination being located so close to world famous Hueco Tanks. It does however contain some worthy routes and boulder problems. Trad. Sport Climbs, top ropes and boulder problems. It has a little bit of everything. In minutes you can be in the the mountains getting your climbing fix.
GUIDEBOOK TEXAS Franklin Mountain Range Climbers Guide 4th Edition is sold out and is no longer in print. A NEW guide called Urban Stone will be available in 2013 at www.vcrux.com
The city of El Paso Texas surround the Franklin Mountain range.
Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept. access points:
- McKelligon Canyon Park 915-566-4226 - Tom Mays Park