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Richland Creek Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,856'
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Matt Daniels Climbing "The show me state"...


The Richland creek area encompasses a large portion of Arkansas more backcountry-esque clijavascript:insertPhoto();mbing. The stone here is generally prime and there is more than enough real estate to be explored for more potential (bouldering and roped).

Prohibition Area A perfect outdoor gym like wall with gymnastic moves on stone sculpted by the gods.
Rock Climbing Photo: Single Malt  Photo: Tyler Casey
Single Malt

Photo: Tyler Casey

Stack Rock An amazing are with a large quantity of routes mostly in the moderate range. Stunning scenery and a lack of traffic make an outing to stack rock very enjoyable (seasonally dependent).
Rock Climbing Photo: "The Show me State" 5.12a
"The Show me State" 5.12a

Getting There 

The common access point coming from sams throne is to drive south on highway 123, taking a left turn at Lurton which eventually dumps into Lurton Ag Rd 36.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

59 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Richland Creek Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Richland Creek Area:
Hunting for Mushrooms   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   Stack Rock : Slackline Pillar
Snack Pack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 65'   Stack Rock : The Heart Chamber
Cackling Hens   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 55'   Stack Rock : North Wall
Sanctified   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Stack Rock : Slackline Pillar
Cole Cole World   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport   Prohibition : All American Wall
The Knuckler   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport   Prohibition : All American Wall
The Show Me State   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 65'   Stack Rock : The Heart Chamber
Master and Commander   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   Stack Rock : The Heart Chamber
Single Malt   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport   Prohibition : Prohibition Wall
Absolut   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   Prohibition : Prohibition Wall
100 Proof   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   Prohibition : Prohibition Wall
Malt Whiskey    5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Prohibition : Prohibition Wall
Whiskey Rebellion Not   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Prohibition : Prohibition Wall
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Featured Route For Richland Creek Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Climber Anthony Johnson on Palpitation.

Palpitation 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Arkansas : Richland Creek Area : ... : The Heart Chamber
Climb the crack that starts The Show Me State, but continue up the vertical and slightly overhanging crack. Continue up into the roof on good but seasonally damp or wet rock to clip the shared fixed anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arkansas

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