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Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

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About Horseshoe Canyon Ranch:

The newest, yet best developed climbing area in the Midwest!!! Bolted routes from 5.6 to 5.14a!! Beautiful sandstone features allows for the most bomber crack climbing in the Midwest. You can rent cabins ($50-off season, $108-during summer), or camp for only $5 from Sept. to March. Guide service and climbing school to come sometime in fall. Along with campground/showers at the North 40 crag that will be opened all year round. The fee for climbing is also $5, but you can buy a season-pass for $100 -- $50 per year to Camp and another $50 per year to climb.
Nearest town or city: Jasper
Directions: 7.4 miles west of Jasper on State Highway 74. If you're driving I-40, take Highway 7 N @ exit 81 in Russelville and proceed north to Jasper. From Northwest Arkansas, take 412 East to junction 103 (Compton) turn right and continue until junction 43 (Ponca) turn right. When you get to Ponca, go through and turn left on hwy 74 (Jasper) HCR is about halfway between Ponca and Jasper on hwy 74. Turn right down a dirt road at brown "Horseshoe Canyon Ranch" sign. Park at kiosk and register and pay for camping/climbing. Or see one of the Ranch employees for info on season passes, etc.
Latitude, Longitude: 36.00641, -93.29204
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Camping: Pay
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Quantity of Climbs: Year

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Forum Discussions (See all 32 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Partner for Thursdays or Fridays (or both) itcomesinacan 0 Sep 12 2013, 8:40 PM
With Replies HorseShoe Canyon Ranch over the 4th of July ewalk 1 Jul 02 2013, 4:25 PM
With Replies Summer climbing in HCR gogleos 2 Jun 08 2012, 10:22 AM
No Replies Partner for this weekend 2/18 at HCR? watchoutforllamas 0 Feb 15 2012, 9:08 PM
With Replies Smooth Criminal, North 40, HCR highstepper 2 Feb 11 2011, 11:06 AM
With Replies Stiff-Neked Fools, North Forty, HCR acorneau 7 Jul 14 2010, 4:36 PM
With Replies HCR north forty new routes critterdude542 3 Apr 18 2011, 12:11 PM
No Replies Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Partner, Friday and Saturday andersjr 0 Apr 20 2010, 6:08 PM
With Replies Toprope at HCR? osu_cowboy 13 Sep 29 2010, 8:07 PM
With Replies Google Map For Routes Fa310tx 6 Sep 12 2009, 8:19 PM
With Replies Horseshoe Canyon Routes Horkedreebs 3 May 29 2009, 9:48 PM
With Replies Horseshoe Canyon Ranch March 15-16? Azure 1 Mar 15 2009, 6:18 PM
With Replies HCR cracks - are they dry? jkasmann 1 Mar 26 2010, 3:08 PM
With Replies Must to trad climbs at HCR? bigfatrock 7 Dec 27 2008, 10:45 PM
With Replies breaking into 5.13 nfowler50 6 Sep 05 2008, 4:44 PM