Just a handful of climbs all rated 5.9 and up. Most climbs can be top-roped with long runners but there are a few bolted routes. Classic crack climb needing large cams as pro.
From Columbia: drive south of Columbia on Providence about 5 miles until you come to a river access sign to Providence landing. Follow the access signs to the parking lot. Head east from the parking lot on the KATY trail. Less than half a mile to the bluffs. Scramble up a steep trail to the base of the bluffs.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Providence:
Nice Stems 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 65'
Providence Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Regurgitated Bird 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 50'
Ancient Sea Friends 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Prohibition 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Next Time, Send a Card 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Both Get Hard On Top 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Slimestone Cowboy 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Gold Nugget 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Fist of Gold 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
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Ancient Sea Friends 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b MO : Providence
Climb the easy warm up slab, do some stretches on the ledge, and then wedge yourself in the dihedrel and get ready to hang on for the next 20 feet. The crux is very balancy and you will know it when you come to it! ...[more] Browse More Classics in MO
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