Elevation: 1,776 ft
GPS: 35.883, -92.911 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Allen Corneau on May 7, 2012 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Tyler KC, JD Borgeson

Description

Once a hidden "secret" crag only known to a few, Stack Rock offers a multitude of high-quality routes in a very secluded and remote setting. Rivaling nearby Sam's Throne for quality and quantity, Stack Rock offers excellent routes for just about everyone.

While weighted mostly towards gear-based climbs, several mixed and sport routes makes a set of quickdraws a welcome addition to the trad rack.

Stack Rock has walls facing all directions, making it easy to find sun or shade as needed for year-round climbing.

For guidebooks see Cole Fennel's "Rock Climbing Arkansas" or the slightly older "Arkansas Rock" by Clay Frisbie.

PS: I've only been here once and in no way consider myself "knowledgable" about Stack Rock. Please let me know if you have additional information or corrections so I can add them to the general info.

Getting There

Getting to Stack Rock can be very difficult, with miles of back roads and plenty of chances to get lost. Getting there from Mt. Judea or Lurton requires multiple tuns on unmarked back roads, while coming from Snowball is a little more straight forward. See the directions in one of the guidebooks for details.

Michael A Parker says, "Use this link: goo.gl/maps/8S2Ax9ap1MN2 to get to the final turn down to the parking/camping area. The parking is about .1 miles up that road."

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Classic Climbing Routes at Stack Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 9
Icy Corner
Sport
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 14
Cackling Hens
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Snack Pack
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 8
Adrift
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 8
Hidden Treasure
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
MTA
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 5
Motivational Speaker
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
Sanctified
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Cowboy Dan
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Palpitation
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Rally Monkey
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Chamber Life aka Found Your Face
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 17
The Show Me State
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Master and Commander
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Spoon Fed
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Icy Corner Wall of Moderates
 9
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Sport
Cackling Hens N Wall
 14
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Snack Pack Heart Chamber
 27
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Adrift Wall of Moderates
 8
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Hidden Treasure N Wall
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
MTA MTA Wall
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Motivational Speaker Motivational Wall
 5
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Sanctified Slackline Pillar
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cowboy Dan MTA Wall
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Palpitation Heart Chamber
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Rally Monkey Heart Chamber
 7
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Chamber Life aka Found Your… Heart Chamber
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
The Show Me State Heart Chamber
 17
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Master and Commander Heart Chamber
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Spoon Fed N Wall
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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