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Elevation: 4,480'
Location: 31.9129, -106.0456 View Map  Incorrect?
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West Mountain, Hueco Tanks, photo: Bob Horan

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  • Some areas require a guide.

  • Description 

    Some of the best boulder problems in the park are found on West, but the concentration of problems is not as dense as the the other mountains in Hueco. West Mountain is also home to a handfull of excellent roped climbs.

    Getting There 

    Accessed with a certified guide only. Call the Hueco Rock Ranch at (915) 855-0142

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 8.1 miles from here

    30 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',8],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',6],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',5],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Mountain:
    Star Power   V5 6C     Boulder   Star Power
    Animal Acts   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Scream
    Shroom   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   Shroom and the Camel Toe
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    Featured Route For West Mountain
    William Snodgrass on Crash Dummy.

    Crash Dummy V7 7A+  TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : Crash Dummy
    This line gets credit for being the only 4 star V7 in Hueco according to the Wilder guide. I'm not sure if it's the best, but it is certainly classic and up their with BabyFace and Roughage. Start laying down up on a shelf with a heel / toe cam and hands on a left facing shelf. Climb leftwards thru a good pocket and a big reach left with a kneescum. Figure out how to get the good pinch hold without dabbing on the rock behind. Climb up through the series of cool pockets and pinches to a fun ...[more]   Browse More Classics in TX

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