>Subject: Climbing in or near Dallas
>Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1993 17:37:11 GMT
>I'm posting the following for a friend that does not
>have net access. You can e-mail me and I'll forward
>Does anyone have information on rock gyms in the Dallas
>area? I know climbing areas are a long shot, but
>information on _any_ type of climbing within a 5 hour
>radius would be appreciated. I'll be attending graduate school
>beginning this August at the University of North Texas and
>will desperatly miss Colorado's mountains.
for amu***t park type climbing try Mineral Wells State Park about an hour
and a half from Denton. The Wichita mountains in Oklahoma (three hours
drive) are the best place that is close, and people from DFW go up there to
climb all the time.
I have heard of climbing gyms in Dallas, but I have never been to any,
although REI just opened a new store in North Dallas and they have a nice
Unfortunately, most peoples idea of climbing in this area is into the cab of
their pickem up truck.
Welcome to Tejas.