Follow the signs from the parking area. Once you are on the road it tapers to a trail once you are past most of the areas and you have to cross two little drainages on this tril before you turn up left ot the cliff which is signed.
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Start by steming across to the wall onto some cool pockets. Head up with long reaches between good holds. The crux comes at the third bolt and is obvious from the ground, getting to and using the terrible slopers. Above the holds get big again and some are pretty sharp so move with care....[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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