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Picnic area  

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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

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

15 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Picnic area:
The Tennishoe Crack   V0 4     Boulder   
The Scary One   V2 5+     Boulder   
Sterno   V4 6B     Boulder, 7'   
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Backdraft V8 7B  MO : Elephant Rocks State Park : Picnic area
SDS as per Rosin but traverse low and right towards a right facing hold into Sterno. Then climb as per Sterno and continue right to end on Blazin....[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: Tucson, AZ
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
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