A small crag with only a handful of routes, nevertheless a great destination crag, or a great warm-up crag. Gets morning sun and has a few routes which are protected in the rain.
Park in the same area as for the Solar Collector / Gold Coast. The Far Side is uphill from the parking lot. Follow a winding dirt road up the hill from the parking lot to a cliff, then follow this right until you reach a notch in the cliff band. Dirty Sanchez follows the striking arete on the left wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Far Side:
Subject to Change 5.10d Sport, 40 feet
Papa Loves Jugs 5.11d Sport, 1 pitch, 50 feet
Dirty Sanchez 5.12c Sport, 50 feet
Featured Route For Far Side
Papa Loves Jugs 5.11d KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Far Side
Given 5 stars in the 3rd edition of the Red River Gorge guidebook, this route lured us with promises of steep rock and great movement, but only proved to be a 2 star, one-move-wonder with some easy huecos at the top.Climb up into a scoop, and move left onto the face using small edges to reach better holds and huecos which trend towards the arete.Watch out for the copious amount of poison ivy at the base of this climb!...[more] Browse More Classics in KY