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Point of Rocks

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Point of Rocks  

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Location: 30.5351, -104.0652 View Map  Incorrect?
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If you've explored the Davis Mountains region of West Texas, you've seen plenty of rock. As a climber, this is one of the most frustrating regions in the South, especially for a state the size of Texas, due to the general absence of publicly owned land. Point of Rocks, being at least partially accessible, is a site for sore eyes after driving through an area filled with potential.
To truly sample Point of Rocks, one must cross several fallen fences.

Getting There 

If traveling south from Ft. Davis, head south on hwy. 17 for about 2 miles. Then, turn right (west) on hwy. 166 for 10 miles. P.O.R. sits next to and above a roadside picnic area. This area is impossible to miss.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

Photos of Point of Rocks Slideshow Add Photo
V-Easy semi high ball.
V-Easy semi high ball.
Fun overhang problem
Fun overhang problem
Crack Rock West Traverse
Crack Rock West Traverse
Rock House project
Rock House project
V2ish problem
V2ish problem

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By Keith Reed
Apr 3, 2010
I have bouldered at the roadside picnic area.
Great rock
By wankel7
From: Indiana
Nov 15, 2010
I was out there this weekend messing around and saw two bolts on top of a big boulder. And as I hiked to the top of the area I looked down on the slab face and saw three anchors with rap rings. Not sure what was below it.
By shmancy
Dec 9, 2010
Does anyone know what the access situation is?
By wankel7
From: Indiana
Jun 18, 2011
I was out there late winter and things appeared to be the same.
By Aaron Hardy
May 26, 2013
Same access situation as far as I could tell, mid-May 2013
By tbryan987
Aug 10, 2013
Access is still the same. I climb there about once a week.
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