The climbing community is very friendly here in Austin. Grab your gear and head out to any of our local climbing spots on any sunny day and you are bound to meet other folks climbing who are happy to let you join in. There are several email lists and forums as well to help you get in touch with other climbers. Here is a list of groups that you may want to check out:
Austin Climbing Group– Active group for climbers in the Austin area
512ATX Rock Climbing– Another active Austin climbing group
Limestone Ladies– An Austin group to promote women climbing together. They organize meet-ups every month or so.
San Marcos Climbing Coalition– Active group for Texas State and San Marcos climbers
San Antonio Rock Climbers– Active San Antonio group
Reimers Ranch & North Shore– Useful to stay updated for happenings at Reimer’s Ranch
TMR– Texas Mountain Raiders FB page
Glam Climb of Texas– LGBT friendly climbing group in Texas
Texas Rock Climbing– Climbing group started by University of Texas climbers- seems to be less active than other groups
Texas Rock Climbing– an active, sponsored group posting meet-ups targeted to different skill levels. The hosts are very friendly and will be happy to introduce you to other area climbers.
The CTM group of hardware maintenance people
CTM’s list of active developers- distributes latest route application forums, policies, etc.
For sport climbing hardware tech discussions
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