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Elevation: 50'
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Description 

Sweet limestone sport routes ranging 5.7-5.13, close to Austin and minutes from Pace Bend park's DWS. Unique 9 clip 5.11b pumpfest traverse with variations ranging 5.10c to 5.12a. Unique year-round cool-air climbing in a shaded canyon. System wall available to complete your pump on all grip types. One 5.7, seven 5.9's, ten 5.10's, fourteen 5.11's, nine 5.12's, two 5.13's.

Getting There 

30 minutes west of Austin. Please see www.MonsterRock.info for directions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

39 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',9],['5.10',13],['5.11',9],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Monster Rock:
Green Slime vs. Bag Of Devouring   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 40'   Dungeons and Dragons Wall &...
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Featured Route For Monster Rock
Into the upper crux.

Green Slime vs. Bag Of Devouring 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  TX : Monster Rock : Dungeons and Dragons Wall &...
This climb is a really fun and tricky to onsight! A fun lower crux gives way to easier climbing and an upper crux guards the anchors. A Monster Rock must-do!...[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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Erik Moore working the pumpfest traverse, Insane Whisperings from a Yuggothian Braincase(5.11b).
Erik Moore working the pumpfest traverse, Insane W...

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By nicktucker
From: Austin, TX
Oct 3, 2012
Love the climbing out here, great rock quality, and it's basically in a giant cave so it stays alot cooler than other areas in Austin.
By sirhctrebor
Aug 5, 2013
Truly the only place to climb during the summer if the lake is too low for DWS