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Climbing "A brief history of climb" 5.10easy. Classic


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Photo Caption Location Date
Resting on "A brief history of climb"

Resting on "A brief history of climb"

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : A Brief History of Climb (5.10c)

Aug 8, 2013

Climbing "A brief history of climb" 5.10easy. Classic

Climbing "A brief history of climb" 5.10easy. Classic

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : A Brief History of Climb (5.10c)

Aug 6, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Summersville and Gauley Riv... : Summersville Lake : DC Memorial Boulder
By: Hillbill When: 2 days ago

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Comments: There is a really fun 5.10b on the backside of the DC boulder. It was in the 2010 guidebook labeled as unnamed with no stars. We had a blast knocking off some moss and figuring out the moves. Very cool movement the whole way and great oppurtunity for pictures.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Courtesy Wall : Aural Pleasure (5.11a)
By: Hillbill When: Apr 29, 2014

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Comments: This route was really fun, with good rests before and after the crux in the middle.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Funk Rock City : Manic Impression (5.10a)
By: Hillbill When: Apr 29, 2014

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Comments: I thought the start was great! Really cool movement all the way up. I thought this was harder than funkadelic, with a spicer finish to the chains.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Funk Rock City
By: Hillbill When: Apr 29, 2014

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Comments: You can't really put things like fallen trees, dirt piles, and stepping stones into the directions because things change every day. I got lost the first time I tried coming here and my 3rd edition guidebook directions seemed completely off. Basically, I parked at a large pulloff (on the east side of 715) below the Swift Camp Creek parking lot. You follow the trail right off the parking lot that goes downhill and follows the creek. You follow the creek until it COMPLETELY T's with the creek (you ... more >>


Location: CO : Independence Pass : Monitor Rock : Photo
By: Hillbill When: Dec 17, 2013

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Comments: Sweeeeeeet.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Fortress Wall : American Crack (5.6)
By: Hillbill When: Oct 7, 2013

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Comments: This is a "pretty good" route. Start is a little difficult for the beginning trad climber (first 10 feet). I will say the rock at the top is very sketchy...loose boulders in such. Also, the picture posted of this route is incorrect, that picture is actually showing Calypso II.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Emerald City : No Place Like Home (5.11c)
By: Hillbill When: Apr 23, 2013

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Comments: This climb is scary, hard.......fun, long, exposed, and on of the best routs I've ever been on!! I'd say the run-out to the first bold is a good 30ft. or so, which was quite scary but rewarding. Probably the best route in the RED.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Socks & rock shoes for when it's cold - how do you do it?Climbing Gear DiscussionHillbillAug 8, 2014

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Creature Feature 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : Phantasia

Bedtime for Bonzo 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

KY : Red River Gorge : Fortress Wall

Boltergeist 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Hideout

Mid-Life Crisis 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Indy wall

One-Armed Bandit 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Boneyard

Funkadelic 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : Funk Rock City

No Place Like Home 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

KY : Red River Gorge : Emerald City

Yellow Brick Road 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : Emerald City

Happy Trails 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

A Brief History of Climb 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

The King Lives On 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

All Things Considered 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

KY : Red River Gorge : Military Wall

Roadside Attraction 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)

Plate Tectonics 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Tectonic Wall

Ro Shampo 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)

Legacy 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Snake Buttress

Twinkie 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

KY : Red River Gorge : Phantasia

Dyn-O-Mite 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Great Arch, The

Manic Impression 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : Funk Rock City

Pogue Ethics 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

KY : Red River Gorge : Phantasia

Amarillo Sunset 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : North 40

Sunbeam 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Sunbeam Buttress

Decameron, The 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Sandstonia

27 Years of Climbing 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

Johnny B. Good 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Gallery

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