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Primal Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.83887, -92.40685 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Primal (sport line)

Description 

Primal Wall is the first rock exposure north of Providence parkinglot, along the Katy Trail, that displays an obvious resessed cave structure. Several cedar trees offer shade year around but warm, late summer days should be avoided.

Getting There 

Heading north. or left, from the Providence Access parkinglot, walk 400 - 500 ft then follow a faint wildlife trail right and angle up the hill to your right then back left to reach the base of the band of rock. Continue walking north, along the cliff. Pass below the cave shelter, then look for routes on your right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Primal Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Primal Wall:
Primal   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
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Featured Route For Primal Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Caveman 5.9

Primal 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Missouri : CM: Providence : ... : Primal Wall
Primal is a well protected, warmup, sport route that provides a nice crux near the top. The short, lower slab requires a series of easy smears to gain access to the vertical face and first bolt. Easy 5.6 - 5.7 climbing provides good holds for making chest high clips. Then, towards the top, the 5.8 crux forces the use of some balance and smaller vertical edges, below the last bolt, then small feet, slopers, and a high step to gain the rap anchors, at the last 5.9 crux, just above the last bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in Missouri

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Rock Climbing Photo: Buck toproping Caveman
Buck toproping Caveman
Rock Climbing Photo: The view towards the end of a perfect day
The view towards the end of a perfect day

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