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Tectonic Wall

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Continental Drift T 
Cottonmouth (a.k.a. Boom-Slang) S 
Dime a Dozen S 
Fifth Bolt Faith S 
Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky S 
Paraplegic Power T 
Plate Tectonics S 
Serpentine S 
Tall Cool One S 

Tectonic Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.7301, -83.6318 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Tectonic Wall is one of the many named walls within this area. It offers several great climbs.

Getting There 

To get there, from the valley floor, walk downstream to a crossing of the Smokey Fork creek. Then take the trail to the right that crosses a wooden bridge and leads up into Lower Tantroft Holler (local speak).

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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 Tectonic Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Tectonic Wall:
Continental Drift   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 80'   
Tall Cool One   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Plate Tectonics   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   
Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Fifth Bolt Faith   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Serpentine   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Dime a Dozen   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Cottonmouth (a.k.a. Boom-Slang)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Tectonic Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Aaron K. gettin' lucky.

Gettin' Lucky in Kentucky 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : ... : Tectonic Wall
This climb is a classic "must-do" for the area...technical/pumpy climbing featuring pockets, jugs, and sidepulls with a steep finish. Enjoy!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

Photos of Tectonic Wall Slideshow Add Photo
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Zach Adamczyk going for the clip while climbing Ge...
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Andrew Messick climbing on Gettin Lucky in Kentuck...
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