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Paradise on the Brazos

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About Paradise on the Brazos:

This beautiful area, located on a bend of the Brazos River in North Texas, has a selection of over 90 short, bolted routes, with the potential for many more. Bolting began in November of 2002. Some of the routes have loose rock on them, so be careful. There is an overhung cave with the first 5.12 named Columbia, bolted Feb. 1 ,2003. POB is full of several good boulders. Most of the bolted routes now are vertical, and up to 5.12 in difficulty.
Nearest town or city: Graham
Directions: follow the directions to the town of Mineral Wells, by way of 180. Just west of town, head north on 337, towards Graham. After about 25 miles on this road, and just after you cross the county line, look for the open gate across the highway from a gravel pit. Make sure you stop at the house to pay the $7, and to fill out liability forms. Primitive camping for $6, or stay at the ranch's bed and breakfast. Cold shower for $5.
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Access Issues: This area in now closed to rock climbing. It's still a good place to camp for climbing at nearby Mineral Wells State Park.
Camping: Pay
When to Climb:
Quantity of Climbs: Week

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Forum Discussions (11 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
No Replies Paradise on the Brazos is now Closed Again spacemonkey77 0 Jul 08 2013, 9:38 AM
No Replies POB has a Facebook! wankel7 0 Jan 22 2012, 8:53 PM
With Replies Paridise on the Brazos is now Open again!!! kovacs69 6 Jan 22 2012, 8:50 PM
With Replies Another Year? Mixolydian87 17 Jan 22 2012, 8:52 PM
With Replies POB is now CLOSED!!! bigfatrock 13 Feb 22 2010, 10:32 AM
No Replies Left webbing and carabiners in Stockyards area bigfatrock 0 Feb 20 2007, 7:19 PM
With Replies Paradise on the Brazos Routes starry 6 Jan 26 2006, 11:32 AM
With Replies Gear at Paradise on the Brazos climbingaggie03 2 Nov 18 2005, 7:51 PM
With Replies Ratings for Walls within POB vayporz 2 Nov 13 2006, 7:34 AM
With Replies paradise on the brazos zacrobinson 3 Dec 09 2003, 7:46 PM
No Replies new guide kinz 0 May 26 2003, 5:05 PM