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The Asylum Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: DisturbingThePeace on Feb 19, 2009


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The Asylum is a tall formation separated from the main part of North Mountain by the lagoon "Laguna Prieta". The boulder problems are located on the backside of the formation away from the road. There are around 20 established problems here on four main boulders. The V-Obsession boulder, Theater of the Absurd, Asylum Crack and Stanage on Holiday.

Getting There 

From the front side parking area, where the gate and bathrooms are, follow a small valley through the boulders on a well established trail. You will pass several picnic areas en-route. The trail eventually turns right and the Asylum is the tall formation on your right, away from the main part of North Mountain.

Climbing Season

For the North Mountain area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Asylum

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Asylum:
Asylum Crack   V3 6A     Boulder, 25'   
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Featured Route For The Asylum
Rock Climbing Photo: Andre ready for the reach V-Obsession (V5)

V-Obsession V5 6C  TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : The Asylum
Start with one hand on each side of the steep V arete. On the left side of the V there are two chalked crimps, with it being slightly harder to start on the higher one. Get established on the right side of the V and climb up the headwall towards the horizontal crack feature....[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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