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Johnny's Wall

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Johnny's Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.72961, -83.63208 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Carl Sherven on Oct 8, 2008
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Description 

This area has a few easy trad routes and about eight sport routes ranging from 5.8 to 5.11a. The routes are about 45-50ft and are made of sandstone with lots of pockets and plates.

Getting There 

Take the same trail from the Muir Valley parking lot that you would use to get to Tectonic Wall. There is a fork in the trail, with signs, where you turn right to get to Johnny's Wall, or continue left to Tectonic Wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Johnny's Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Johnny's Wall:
59" DrillBitch   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 45'   
Bethel   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 50'   
Mancala   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 45'   
Spinner   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   
Burning Bush   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Johnny's Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: The start of Thanks Holly

Thanks Holly 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : ... : Johnny's Wall
This climb is located on a definite arete. You can climb to the right of the arete for a slabby experience, or on the arete itself. The climb was a bit sandy/dirty as of Oct. 2008, but still worth the while for a 5.8 leader....[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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