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Submitted By: Ted Baker on Feb 8, 2015
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The rock seen across the river.

Getting There 

Walk to the base of the dam and across the outlet bridge. Walk downstream maybe 100 meters or so and scramble up 10 feet or so onto the vegetation bank to a faint trail and follow it along downstream to the main rock buttress.

Climbing Season

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Weather station 0.7 miles from here

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

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Classic Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  KY : Western Kentucky : ... : Dismal Rock
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