6900 Hueco Tanks Street No. 1, El Paso, TX 79938, map
When you climb, you’ve most likely heard of Hueco Tanks, a 40-minute drive from El Paso. It’s arguably the very best bouldering spot within the US and the world.
Even should you don’t climb, Hueco Tanks remains to be value visiting should you hike or need to expertise a dwelling museum. We might have by no means seen it, however our information, Dan, confirmed us 700-800-year-old items of pottery mendacity round and native American rock artwork as previous as 6000 BCE, which might be present in over 200 areas.
Hueco Tanks is split into 4 areas: North Mountain, East Mountain, East Spur, and West Mountain. Due to its archaeological significance, they’ve strict park entry. The North Mountain is the one space you may discover and not using a information, nevertheless it nonetheless requires reservations.
You have to a information to climb or discover the latter three areas. We extremely advocate Blue Lizard Climbing and Yoga, who our pals additionally went with years in the past.
Entrance charges are $7 per individual (13+) per day, or you should purchase a Texas State parks Go for $70. As well as, you may add excursions or guides.
Native Tip: It’s scorching should you go to through the summer season (Might to September)! Though you could find some shaded spots for climbing, most individuals keep away from this season. When you plan on mountain climbing, go within the early morning or late afternoon.