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Wildcat Park

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About Wildcat Park:

TR, bouldering Difficulty of Routes: 5.7 to 5.10+ / V0- V10 Types of Rock: Quartzite and dense chert Nearby Businesses: Joplin has what ever you need. Used by rapellers, too. Offers lots of top ropes, but bring lots of webbing to reach distant anchors. ---------The climbing @ wildcat park is accross the river from the park. You can drive across the low water bridge and park on the left in a pullout on top of the hill. Hike down a short trail which leads the descent, "mother natures crack", a wide chimney. The climbing is only about 20-30 feet tall and is very sharp. Top ropes are the way to go here as the rock quality is poor. Good luck!---------quoted from user "therealbovine" -----Climbing can also be found by turning right at the Wildcat Park sign. Follow the road until a Y and take a right. There is circle parking, with a picnic area as well. There is all kinds of rock found around this area. Ranges from 15-35 ft. Boulders are found to the left of the picnic area. Great place to climb! ------Due to me being a new climber, the ratings posted on this site are off. Alot of the harder problems are probably 5 or 6's. If you climb them, let me know what you think they are. Thanks!
Nearest town or city: Joplin
Directions: From I-44 just west of Joplin, take the SR 86 exit (#6) and turn south. Take SR 86 about 1.1 miles to Shoal Creek. After crossing the creek's bridge, turn right onto Castle. Follow it for about 1.5 miles. The rock is easy to find from the parking area.
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With Replies Wildcat Park Guest Book mrpunch 5 Nov 03 2012, 1:01 AM