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CM: Providence

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Ancient Sea Friends S 
Bootlegger  S,TR 
Both Get Hard On Top S 
Calling All Pro T,TR 
Distillery Edge S 
Edge of Darkness S 
Fist of Gold S 
Gold Nugget S 
High Banker S 
Moon Shine S 
My First Rodeo T,TR 
Next Time, Send a Card S 
Nice Stems TR 
Prohibition T,S 
Prospector S 
Prospector Traverse T 
Providence Crack T 
Regurgitated Bird S 
Slimestone Cowboy S 
Step by Step S 
Texas Two Step T 
What's Left T,TR 
What's Up T 
White Courage S 
Unsorted Routes:
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CM: Providence Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.8367, -92.4058 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Dave Hug, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: James Dolph on Nov 8, 2008  with updates from marcus floyd
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BETA PHOTO: Narrow road slow down

Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.6 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',7],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in CM: Providence

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for CM: Providence:
Providence Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Ancient Sea Friends   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Regurgitated Bird   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Both Get Hard On Top   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Slimestone Cowboy   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For CM: Providence
Rock Climbing Photo: Several crux sections along this line

Slimestone Cowboy 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  MO : CM: Providence
This is the first bolted line to the right of ProvidenceCrack. Sustained climbing with the crux coming at the end. If you are at this cliff and think you might be able to get up a 5.12, you should get on this climb. Might be the best climb at the cliff. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MO

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By James Dolph
From: Columbia, MO
Dec 4, 2011
i THINK you're referring to the line i sent back in 2008 called "Iron Clad 5.10a" (due to it's distinctive large iron deposit 1/2 way up the wall), re-named after it was bolted by Kevin Capps in 2010 "regurgitated bird 5.10c
By Jon B
From: Kittredge, CO
Dec 14, 2011
That big piece of iron/rock isn't there anymore. Not sure who took it out but it had to take some muscle!
By marcus floyd
From: columbia, mo
Feb 17, 2013
ok.No more than 9 up to first roof at the top of main dihedral. After which... the route turns into a beast...nothing like that which beginners know. Turn the roof and try to stagger into the upper dihedral or take the undercling to a small layback flake egde then reach up with the left to the main upper dihedral hold. With the left hand, press into the roof as you bring the right hand into a major undercling. thismajor undercling convertes to a left hand moving left, to better pinches, as the left foot walksupthe left lower face....At some ponint, you have to say fuc... and move your right hand to the last few hand holds. Topout using the sharp right edge for the right hand so you can clip with the left.

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