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Tectonic Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.7301, -83.6318 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jeff Mekolites on Nov 19, 2007
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Description 

Tectonic Wall is one of the many named walls within this area. It offers several great climbs.

Getting There 

To get there, from the valley floor, walk downstream to a crossing of the Smokey Fork creek. Then take the trail to the right that crosses a wooden bridge and leads up into Lower Tantroft Holler (local speak).

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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 Tectonic Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tectonic Wall:
Continental Drift   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 80'   
Tall Cool One   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Plate Tectonics   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   
Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Fifth Bolt Faith   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Serpentine   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Boom-Slang   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Tectonic Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Mike on Plate Tectonics (5.9+).

Plate Tectonics 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Tectonic Wall
Another classic...a tricky start leads to pumpy plate pulling pleasure...Yeah!...[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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