Owen Hat near Houston is a local rockface with easy to moderate routes, including bolted routes rated from 5.6 to 5.9 and top-roped routes rated up to 5.1 in difficulty. It’s an hour’s drive from Hwy 16 on Morice River Road, Morice Owen Road, and finally Owen North Road. Watch for the trailhead, about 37 miles (60 km) from Hwy 16.

There’s camping in the area around the base of Owen Hat. As it is one of the only places to rock-climb in the area, it has become an increasingly popular destination for local climbers and, therefore, a good place to find out more local lore.

For more information stop by the Houston Centre on the north side of Hwy 16 opposite Houston Shopping Centre.