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Half Moon

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About Half Moon:

This area used to be popular with top-ropers. Now the summit bares scars from a fire and there isn't much to sling. If you plan on top roping bring long slings. This area is full of sport rappellers and the party crowd, it also has a collection of trash at the bottom.

DIRECTIONS: From KY 715 turn onto Chimney Top Road and drive 3 miles. There is a pull-off on the right, park here. The trail is on the other side of the road and follows a ridge west to Half Moon. You will be on the summit... to access the base scramble left when the rock becomes visible.

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Rock Type: Sandstone
Type of Climbing: Sport/Trad
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Eclipse 5.9 2
1 Average Rating = 1.00/5 Ellen's descent 2
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Fall out 5.10a 0
1 Average Rating = 3.33/5 full moon 5.7 8
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Honeymoon 5.10a 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Initiation 5.3 0
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Scared $#!&less 5.6 R 5.6 1
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 warning moon 5.9 0

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