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):
Roadside Attraction 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
C Sharp or B Flat 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Sport, 60'
Five Finger Discount 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Hard Left 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Runnin Down a Dream 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R Trad, 2 pitches, 75'
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'
Stay the Hand 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 50'
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'
Jersey Connection 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 50'
Strevels Gets in Shape 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Wild Gift 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 50'
Featured Route For Roadside Crag (CLOSED)
Andromeda Strain 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)
Great climb in the dry season, but can get a little damp in the wet ones. Start on easy moves to get into a huge corner with a handcrack. Jam and stem up the crack through sustained moves to reach the top. Belay and rap from webbing on trees, and if still present after all of these years, a small stopper placed in a horse's skull....[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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