Elevation: 947 ft
GPS: 37.641, -83.676 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Raiden on May 4, 2015
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Description

Monastery is a varied area with excellent sport and trad climbing, and angles ranging from slabby to severely overhanging. The far left of the crag is a steep wall with some difficult sport lines. As you head to the right, there is a mix of more moderate and slab/vert sport and trad lines. The far right of the crag is another steep wall with hard bolted routes.

Getting There

From the main parking area, take the bridge across the stream and pass a couple of roads on the left. Eventually there will be a washed out area on the right, with a wooden bridge around to the right that crosses back across the stream. Walk straight for a little bit until you reach a wooden sign listing the direction for Monastery, among other walls. Continue straight and head uphill and to your left up to the middle of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Monastery

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
The Heretic
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 15
Monks Brew
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 15
Barking Dogmas
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 16
The Suffering
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
The Shaman
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
The Middle Path
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Heretic
 5
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Monks Brew
 15
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Barking Dogmas
 15
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
The Suffering
 16
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The Shaman
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
The Middle Path
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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