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Primus Noctum

5.12a, Sport, 75 ft,  Avg: 3.2 from 69 votes
FA: Porter Jarrard 1998
Kentucky > Red River Gorge > Pendergrass-Mur… > Drive-By Crag
Access Issue: RRGCC Owned Details


Climb through an easy start to the lay down rest. Pull over the roof and climb on big holds to a ok rest at a feature. From here fight the pump as you face the hardest moves on the runout to the anchor.


20 feet to the right of check your grip. It is on the face that is directly in front of the approach trail.


8 bolts to shuts.

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Moving towards the crux on<br>
Primus Noctum (5.12a)
[Hide Photo] Moving towards the crux on Primus Noctum (5.12a)
nearing the top, before the final crux
[Hide Photo] nearing the top, before the final crux
beginning section is relatively cruiser
[Hide Photo] beginning section is relatively cruiser

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[Hide Comment] Much harder than Check Your Grip. Big, clean falls if you screw up the crux! Jan 31, 2013
James Cranston
Boulder, CO
[Hide Comment] crazy runout crux to the anchors! stellar moves - found a no hands double knee bar in one of the slots mid way up the route, but not necessary given all the jugs on the way up Nov 27, 2016