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Book details
  • Genre:SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SubGenre:Rock Climbing
  • Language:English
  • Pages:78
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350943368

Mineral Wells A Climber's Guide

The Closest Outdoor Climbing Destination in North Texas

by Robert Page

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Overview
Lake Mineral Wells State Park is home to Penitentiary Hollow, a sandstone canyon filled with history, legend, and the closest outdoor climbing routes to DFW. This guidebook helps new and seasoned climbers alike with maps, full color photos, route topography, rappel locations, as well as tips and tricks for setting up anchors in this canyon - notoriously difficult due to the bolt set-back. This guidebook takes you into the 21st Century with QR Codes linked to instructional videos. Not sure where to start climbing? Make sure to check out the Author's "Best Climbs in the Park" and "Best Climbs for New Climbers" sections, guaranteeing you'll get the most out of your visit, and fueling your desire to come back.
Description
Lake Mineral Wells State Park is home to Penitentiary Hollow, a sandstone canyon filled with history, legend, and the closest outdoor climbing routes to DFW. This guidebook helps new and seasoned climbers alike with maps, full color photos, route topography, rappel locations, as well as tips and tricks for setting up anchors in this canyon - notoriously difficult due to the bolt set-back. This guidebook takes you into the 21st Century with QR Codes linked to instructional videos. Not sure where to start climbing? Make sure to check out the Author's "Best Climbs in the Park" and "Best Climbs for New Climbers" sections, guaranteeing you'll get the most out of your visit, and fueling your desire to come back.
About the author
Robert Page is a life-long DFW resident currently living in Frisco, TX. He is a husband to Heather, and father to two beautiful girls. Together they have 3 amazing dogs, Joey, Maddie, and Rambo. When not at his day job, you can find Robert at the rock gym, camping with his family, or planning his next climbing trip. Robert's background in digital printing, love for teaching, and belief that "a picture is worth a thousand words" led him to create a book that will hopefully help other climbers, and broaden appeal and access for the beloved sport of rock climbing and the great outdoors.

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Omar
Fantastic Guide Book Got my copy over the weekend and it's a really well put together book. Full color pictures, well organized and great info on not only routes but also anchor setting. It's a must have for anyone that climbs at Mineral Wells Read more