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Rival Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.6518, -83.71274 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: DisturbingThePeace, Jason Halladay, saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: TomCaldwell on May 10, 2011


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This is another shady NW facing wall that is often less crowded than other walls. Most of the lines on this wall are very featured faces containing lots of iron bands.

Getting There 

Either head to the What About Bob Wall and walk left past the wall or head to the back of the Sore Heel parking lot and make a left instead of a right. Follow this trail uphill through muddy patches to your first turn off to the right. Turn right and head towards the wall. The trail here meets the wall by Delayed Gratification.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.3 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Rival Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rival Wall:
Rorshach Inkblot Test   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Delayed Gratification   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   
Hatfield   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Blasting through the horizontals as the route begi...

Delayed Gratification 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Rival Wall
This face climbs like something out of the gym.Start at a right facing flake. Make a couple of technical moves to get above onto the big iron horizontals. Make a long move to gain a thin horizontal (crux) near the beginning of the face section. Then follow huge iron ledges to a short section of pockets to the top fighting the pump the whole way....[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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