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Areas in CM: Capen Park

Drive-In, The 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Main Area 5 / 0 / 20 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 24
Walk Down Area 0 / 0 / 1 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Elevation: 669 ft
GPS: 38.931, -92.321 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Dave Hug on Sep 23, 2016 with updates from Adam Field
Admins: Marcus Floyd, Dave Hug
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Description

Small crag with about 20 routes and around 50' tall. Most of the routes are top roped due to the nature of the limestone. Very easy access, so beware of non-climbers at the top of the cliffs.

There are a few bolts on top of the cliff but expect to build natural anchors off the trees up top.

Getting There

From the University of Missouri - Columbia: Head south on S College Avenue crossing through the intersection with E Stadium Rd. College Avenue becomes S Rock Quarry Rd. Drive past the quarry and Capen Park is down a very short dirt road on your left.

1 minute approach from parking. Walk down to the creek to look up at the routes or just head to the top and drop your ropes if you know what you want to set up.

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James Dolph
Columbia, MO
James Dolph   Columbia, MO
there are actually 38 posted routes at this park. i'll do my best to add them to mountain project. there is a sport crag located near the main cliff that has 10 sport routes on it ranging from 5.5 to 5.11. the main cliff has 28 routes and all of these can be found at

rockclimbing.com/routes/Nor…

this should hold everyone over until i can get the routes posted Nov 8, 2008
Jordan Williams
Moberly, MO
Jordan Williams   Moberly, MO
Does anyone have info on the bolted routes on the south side of The Drive In area? Jan 28, 2018
Will Haden
KC, MO
Will Haden   KC, MO
@Jordan they are short and dirty. We only climbed a couple routes that were 5.8-5.9. I think the longest was 3 bolts. Park in the gravel pull off just over the bridge and follow the faint trail down to the base. Feb 15, 2018

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