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The Stronghold Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.7316, -83.63096 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike, saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chiyram Davis on Apr 6, 2016
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Description 

Beautiful tall wall in a holler, with 2 13s and 2 projects for now.

Getting There 

Between the Stadium and Ivory Tower. Hike towards Inner Sanctum and the Stadium. Just after a bridge, when the trail heads uphill and left towards the Stadium, take the new trail to cross the creek and head up a staircase. Follow this trail over to Ivory Tower on your right and keep going to the back of the holler to a 100 foot wall.

Climbing Season

For the Muir Valley area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',2],['>=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]


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By JoshQ
Oct 30, 2016
We walked through this area over the weekend, it is an impressive wall. Would be cool to see some more info on what has been set here.
By Chiyram Davis
Nov 15, 2016
Added the routes that I know have been sent. I don't climb that hard so don't know a whole lot about them. redriverclimbing.com has some additional details possibly. Still two projects as well.

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