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Rhythmsofme


Dec 29, 2012, 6:00 PM
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Okay so i'm brand new to the sport and though i've watched about a thousand videos i've never engaged in rock climbing either at a gym or on a natural problem. I haven't done so because i live in Corpus Christi, Texas and as far as i know there is nowhere to climb!!! Are there any climbers in the Dub-C? I also spend half the year in Kerrville Texas where can I climb there?


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You need to check out Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg and El Potrero Chico near Monterrey Mexico.


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Dec 30, 2012, 8:14 AM
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Check here to see if there are gyms near you:
http://www.indoorclimbing.com/worldgyms.html


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You're kind of SOL down there. The closest rock is going to be...

Austin: Greenbelt and Reimers Ranch
San Antonio: Cub Cave and Medicine Wall
Near Kerrville: E-rock or Camp Eagle

The best Texas-centric climbing forum:
http://www.erockonline.com/...ad/index.php?act=idx


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If I lived in TX - which I did once - I'd consider moving. Which, obviously, I also did.

I did see a small wall advertised in CC but it didn't look too inspiring. Maybe you should open one.


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Maybe you could set up a bouldering wall at your home? I haven't done a search myself but it sounds like there isn't anywhere in your area.


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I found this climbing gym listed as being in Corpus Christi.

http://www.ccallstargymeventscenter.com/id7.html

There are several nice ones in Houston if you're willing to drive a little.


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Yeah looks like the nearest one is in Houston, which is a fairly long drive.

If you're living in Kerrville also, the nearest climbing gyms appear to be in Austin... which is about a 2 hour drive.

http://www.austinrockgym.com/

If you go there you might be able to ask people there about local climbing, etc.


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I won't be of much help other than to say I feel your pain! :) I live in Manitoba and the closest gym is an hour drive away and the closest rock to climb is 3 hours away. It makes it pretty tough to get out climbing. I am so desperate I'm thinking of making an outdoor wall/tower with my tree as the main "trunk" of the support system. :)


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