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YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Terry Kindred - 2002
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Submitted By: j gatchalian on Apr 24, 2008

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December 2007


technical, balancey, slabby route. very atypical of the red river gorge. lots of small crimps up the face, with the crux coming near the top.


continue along the trail past "lord of the flies", and this is the first bolted climb as you round the corner.


5 bolts and anchors

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Rock Climbing Photo: Shot of overlord
Shot of overlord
Rock Climbing Photo: Me leading up Overlord
Me leading up Overlord
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Taylor on Overlord

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By Sam Stephens
Feb 3, 2010

This route was a lot of fun for me. Not typical RRG, but very reminiscent of the New River Gorge. Thought it was a great line.
By Drake Pregnall
From: Morehead, KY
Mar 19, 2012

Loved the moves on here. Really fun slab climbing. Felt easier than 10b to me. I tried comparing it to Lonesome Dove in Rumney NH which is a 10a. I especially enjoyed this route because it gets a bunch of sun. It was a pretty cold day when I did it, and I was grateful to not have numb fingers on this one.
By Douglas97
Oct 18, 2015

Cleaning is tricky on this route, bring long enough slings or you will clean hanging under the ceiling, which was annoying.

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