Elevation: 1,189 ft
GPS: 37.651, -90.69 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Damon Vaughan on Dec 29, 2008
Admins: Marcus Floyd, Dave Hug

Description

Welcome to Missouri's finest granite bouldering destination! Elephant Rocks offers a plethora of bouldering problems for every level climber. The rock is a large grained granite, which can be quite sharp and abrasive. Very good for friction though. Elephant Rocks is located about an hour and a half from St. Louis.

The park can be really crowded with family tourists, but I have yet to see any other climbers there. Because of the crowds, climbing is only recommended on weekdays. Also, roped climbing is prohibited within the park.

Getting There

From St. Louis, take 21 (Tesson Ferry) south, and follow it for about an hour and a half. There are a few turns, so make sure you follow the signs that say Hwy 21. After the town of Bellevue, the park i well signed and on the left.

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Classic Climbing Routes at EM: Elephant Rocks SP

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V0 4
 38
The Tennishoe Crack
Boulder
V1 5
 29
The Layback Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 25
The Finger Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 14
Crystal Method Slab
Boulder
V2+ 5+
 17
The Scary One
Boulder
V2-3 5+
 3
Bryan's Face
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 4
Shish Kabob
Boulder
V4 6B
 30
Sterno
Boulder
V4 6B
 29
Smoke
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
 11
Gill Crack
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Barndoor
Boulder
V5- 6C
 3
Statically Indeterminant
Boulder
V5 6C
 7
Rosin
Boulder
V6 7A
 11
Last Picnic
Boulder
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c V3 6A
 7
No Way Out
TR, Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Tennishoe Crack A: Picnic Area
 38
V0 4 Boulder
The Layback Crack D: The Porch
 29
V1 5 Boulder
The Finger Crack B: Upper Picnic Area
 25
V2 5+ Boulder
Crystal Method Slab B: Upper Picnic Area
 14
V2 5+ Boulder
The Scary One A: Picnic Area
 17
V2+ 5+ Boulder
Bryan's Face K: N Quarry Pool Area
 3
V2-3 5+ Boulder
Shish Kabob D: The Porch
 4
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Sterno A: Picnic Area
 30
V4 6B Boulder
Smoke D: The Porch
 29
V4 6B Boulder
Gill Crack E: Gill Boulder
 11
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Barndoor F: The Herd & The Den
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Statically Indeterminant B: Upper Picnic Area
 3
V5- 6C Boulder
Rosin A: Picnic Area
 7
V5 6C Boulder
Last Picnic A: Picnic Area
 11
V6 7A Boulder
No Way Out G: N Mountain
 7
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c V3 6A TR, Boulder
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