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Hard Wood  Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.93099, -101.62259 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Christian Puschman on May 9, 2011
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One of the best boulders the canyon has to offer. This boulder has 360 degrees of potential, with a spectacular roof formation.

Getting There 

Follow the trail right of the indian traverse until you come to a roof formation with a massive slab that covers the area below the roof. Hard to miss, can be seen from the indian traverse as well as the river bed.

Climbing Season

For the Palo Duro Canyon State Park area.

Weather station 16.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Beta for The Rebirth.

The Rebirth V6-7 7A+  TX : Palo Duro Canyon State Park : ... : Hard Wood
Starts far left on small crimpy rail, right move into pocket, heel hook rail. Left move to small crimp and cross over right into nice slot. Toe hook pocket and set up for large dynamic move to a tiny crimp/ knob (crux 1). Walk feet left and fall right into shallow crimp. Cross over into two crimps and set up for another huge dynamic move to slopper (crux 2), top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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By ATipton
From: Amarillo, Texas
May 11, 2011
The roof on this boulder is rare in PDC because the quailty of the holds on this size of an angle is 1/100 here. Essentially, theres a main shelf with two crimps in the middle of the roof where you dyno to the lip from. The right problem( The Rebirth ) starts sitting on the right/east arete on a crimp rail and heads inside to the shelf to dyno/topout. The left/west side is still a project; it starts in a nice corner with a jug and an undercling then gets nasty from there when heading to the dyno setup. Both lines are amazing and both lines are challenging. A must try if you climb in this area.

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