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The Great Wall

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L to R R to L Alpha
Bitter Ray of Sunshine S 
Buccaneer S 
Dynabolt Gold S 
Edge-a-Sketch S 
Glory and Consequence S 
La Escalada S 
Ledgends of Limonite S 
Ledgends of Limonite (direct start) S 
Little T-Bone T 
Momma Cindy S 
Ohio Arts S 
Touch of Grey S 
Weapons of Mass Deception T 

The Great Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.73288, -83.63751 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: saxfiend on Oct 24, 2009
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Sister crag to the Hideout, the Great Wall has a good assortment routes for beginners to experts. The lines tend to be shorter than at the Hideout but rock quality is excellent. There's a good day's worth of climbing between the two walls.

Getting There 

If you're already at the Hideout, continue left down the trail past International Route of Pancakes for about 100' to La Escalada, the first route at the Great Wall. Or from the valley trail, pass the turnoff for the Hideout and continue to a sharp right turn just after crossing the stream again. Watch for a sign directing you to the Great Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 8.2 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Great Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Great Wall:
Glory and Consequence   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Ledgends of Limonite   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Weapons of Mass Deception   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 85'   
Little T-Bone   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 75'   
Dynabolt Gold   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 70'   
Ledgends of Limonite (direct start)   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Bitter Ray of Sunshine   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Touch of Grey   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 65'   
Edge-a-Sketch   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Momma Cindy   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cruising through the jugs on Dynabolt Gold.  Photo...

Dynabolt Gold 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Great Wall
Hardest moves are down low figuring out the start. Depending on height there are a couple different variations. Shorter people usually find it easier to start farther right on the overhang or jumping to the good hold just out of reach. After clipping the first bolt it is more like 9+ all the way to the anchors. Big holds and lots of rests if needed. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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