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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.

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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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Rock Climbing Photo: Second pitch of Classic Crack.

Classic Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Kentucky : Western Kentucky : ... : Dismal Rock
Climb a bolted angling crack heading up to a chimney on the left side of the main buttress. Pitch 2 is rarely climbed with offwidth and chimneying....[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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