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Turkey Creek Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,012'
Location: 37.06375, -84.32669 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Charles Westin on Oct 20, 2015
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Description 

Just south of the confluence of Turkey creek and the Rockcastle is an east facing wall of about 150', which has potential for several trad lines.

Getting There 

Hike south from Bolthouse road along the Rockcastle. The wall is river right, about 1/8 of a mile south after crossing Turkey creek.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 15.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Turkey Creek
Rock Climbing Photo: The top 1/4 of the route as seen from the Rockcast...

Boat Trouble 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Kentucky : Rockcastle River : Turkey Creek
Pitch 1: Look for a right facing dihedral with a hand crack, which leads to a short roof 40' 5.7The first pitch leads to a large ledge. Pitch 2: Climb the large right facing dihedral with a blocky start until the crack thins to tips. Place a 0.2 x4 and pull around the arete (crux) 5.10, but well protected. Continue up the left side of the arete with worrying pro. Finally, trend left on a slabby face (20' runout to the top) 5.8R. Descent: Webbing and quicklink around a tree climbers right of the ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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