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Roadside could be called the flagship crag of the RRG. It boasts sport routes ranging from 5.7 to 5.12+. It has a high concentration of easier routes and a good concentration of 5.10 sport and 5.12 sport slong a wonderfully pocketed south facing wall.
Follow hwy 11 into Wolfe County. Look for a developed parking/picnic area on the right side of the road. The trail is o nthe opposite side of the road.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Roadside Crag (CLOSED):
C Sharp or B Flat 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Sport, 60'
Roadside Attraction 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Five Finger Discount 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
All Cows Eat Grass 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 80'
Kampsight 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, 80'
Andromeda Strain 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
AWOL 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 50'
Crazy Fingers 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Dragonslayer 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Pulling Pockets 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 50'
Synchronicity 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Up Yonder 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
The Return of Chris Snyder 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Hemisfear 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 40'
Way Up Yonder 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 2 pitches, 100'
Ro Shampo 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Stay the Hand 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 50'
Strevels Gets in Shape 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Jersey Connection 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 50'
Wild Gift 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 50'
Featured Route For Roadside Crag (CLOSED)
Dragonslayer 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)
A short pitch, but the whole thing is good. THe brevity of it is mitigated by the chance to climb it, AWOL, and Crazy Fingers all back-to-back, for 150 feet of great climbing, all at ~ the same grade and character.Just a few feet right of A.W.O.L. is a second climb of a similar grade, perhaps a shave harder. Your success on this climb is dependent on having some finger strength, and on finding and using some thin footholds. The monos are not 'hangers' because you have good feet to hold your wei...[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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