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Rare Archaeological video unearthed!
Rite of (bouldering) passage for young Lycra Tribe warrior confirms that Paso Americans climbed at Hueco in the previous century.
Albert Jimenez solo Wyoming Cowgirl ~1992
Albert Jimenez solos Wyoming Cowgirl (5.12) on End Loop ~ spring 1992
Windows Media QuickTime Rock Rodeo 1992
1992 Rock Rodeo + 91...93 clips

Don "HardMan" Hardin cranks Center El Murray. This 17 minute video contains priceless clips of the golden era of Hueco climbing.
Windows Media

Rock Rodeo 2006
Results (point totals)

Sam Davis sends The Eternal Darkeness of the American Mind
Sam Davis, Jason Kehl and other Mutants session on Eternal Darkness

Eternal Darkness Slide Show

Assorted Rock Rodeo Slides

All Video Clips

Welcome to
                            The Life and Death of Mushrooom Boulder

* Hueco Rock Rodeo 2014 Feb. 15, 16!
* American Alpine Club now owns the Hueco Rock Ranch!
* Wagon Wheel Co-Opt is a great option for tours
* North side of Mushroom boulder permanently closed!
Heinz Duerkop killed in cowardly hit-and-run on June 21, 2009.
* Win $100.00 in Hueco Climbing History Contest!
* Rock Rodeos of yesteryear.
* Directions, camping/guiding, access, summary of restrictions
* Pete is no longer with us; 1940 ... 8.2.2006
* IMPORTANT information from Ed Leeper regarding bolts
* Interview with former Hueco Manager John Moses
* Bolt failures at Hueco - use common sense; ignore FUD
* VOTE in our New and Improved  PURP opinion poll!
* Become a Hueco Volunteer Guard
* National Park Service "Morning Report"
* Todd Skinner dies in Yosemite rappelling accident 10.23.06
* Hans Florine wins 2004 Red Bull Rock Jam

Hueco Climbing History Timeline
                                                              Hueco Climbing History Timeline

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Opinions, politics, fiction, history, essays and various ranting can be found in the Spray section, written to appeal to freedom-loving, authority-questioning climbers with a taste for absurdity. Even if you have figured out how to work the present system and don't agree with our concerns about overly restrictive regulations, you might find something there to interest you.

Until recently, our position, shared by many other interested groups such as the Access Fund and the Central Texas Mountaineers, was that Hueco can protected and preserved without violating the rights of legitimate, responsible users. We no longer think that is possible. Big Government is in full control of Hueco and they will do whatever the f**k they want. Things might get better, they might get worse, but it really has almost no connection with climber complaints or "cooperation." If you like ramming your head against political walls over and over, have a field day ... but this site will not be of much use to you. Good Luck!
Good Old Days View from the Porch- The Good Old Days Jewell's first - perhaps last - trip to Round Room Look but don't touch Pete's 1997! Pete's at the peak before the PUPP   1997 Rock Rodeo sponsored by the El Paso Climbers' Club. Mouse over for clickable regions.

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