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Picnic area Rock Climbing 

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Some big boulders right next to the parking lot. There are always tourists at the picnic tables gawking at you.

Getting There 

The boulders are clearly visible on the South Side of the parking lot. Take seven steps from the right parking spot and you will be at Sterno

Climbing Season

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Weather station 0.7 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Picnic area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Picnic area:
The Tennishoe Crack   V0 4     Boulder   
The Scary One   V2 5+     Boulder   
Sterno   V4 6B     Boulder, 7'   
The Shadow   V7 7A+     Boulder   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Crux mantle

Sterno V4 6B  MO : EM: Elephant Rocks State Pa... : Picnic area
Start in a big jug under a roof and traverse right. Finish with a really cool mantel on a unique hold. Fun, unique moves and good rock make this a great problem....[more]   Browse More Classics in MO

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By Jarred Cleerdin
Jun 28, 2010
This spot is rad what are the hardest lines that have gone down here?
By Joe Kreidel
From: San Antonio, TX
Sep 20, 2010
I think there was a v10 ultra thin face that was done at the Porch area. That may be the hardest so far established, but there is definitely potential for some hard, tall arete problems.
By JD Borgeson
Jan 12, 2015
there are 2 v10s and 3 v9s