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Chimney Top Rock

Chimney Top Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.8223, -83.6231 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 4, 2006

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Chimney Top Rock is probably the most recognizable geologic feature in the Red River Gorge. Of course, if you were to ask many die hard sport climbers you might get a few scratched heads.

Chimney Top is a monolithic pillar at the tip of the ridge that is separated from the main cliff by a 3-5 foot chimney. The chimney itself is a 150' route (though closed) called Chimney's Chimney which dates back to the earliest climbing days of the RRG.

Getting There 

Parking area GPS: 37.8249, -83.6183

Climbing Season

For the Red River Gorge area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

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Leading the second pitch overhang of Tunnel Route ...
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Chimney Top Rock as seen from the SW on Pinch Em T...

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