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Blackburn Rock

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Blackburn Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.87572, -83.70343 View Map  Incorrect?
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Blackburn has little to offer, other than the route Stranger Than Paradise. The cliff itself is impressive, but the climbing is scant.

Getting There 

Follow Spaas Creek road a little ways past the mouth of Blackburn Branch. Head uphill to the right and bear left toward the main NW corner of the cliff. You can find Stranger Than Paradise by locating two enormous boulders near the main cliff. The route is the obvious splitter in low angle rock.

Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Stranger Than Paradise 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Blackburn Rock
Climb the thin, low angle splitter finger (tips?) crack to a big move....[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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