Red River Gorge Rock Climbs North
The Red River Gorge of Kentucky is one of the most enjoyable places in the world to climb. The Red River and its many tributaries have carved dozens of secluded canyons into the hill country south of Lexington, creating a natural wonderland and exposing a ridiculous amount of rock. The cliffs of the Red feature over 3000 routes, from traditional cracks to modern sport climbs, 5.4 to 5.14. More than enough to go around! But what makes Red River Gorge climbing unique is the wildly featured Corbin sandstone. Simply put, its made to climb. The walls tend to be super-steep, but the holds are large and plentiful. You dont have to climb 5.12 get on crazy-steep rock here! Of course, if harder sport climbs are your thing, there is a lifetimes worth here. It is the most popular place on the eastern US to work your way up the grades.
Volume 1: Red River Gorge climbing North
This book, Volume 1 of a two-volume series, covers the crags located north of the Mountain Parkway. This region includes some of the Reds most classic and historic cliffs, such as Military Wall, Left Flank, Long Wall, and Funk Rock City. Dont miss it!
Areas and features
- Military and Left Flank
- Long Wall
- Phantasia Wall
- Eastern Sky Bridge
- Funk Rock City
- GPS Coordinates for easy navigation
- essays on Porter Jarrard, Miguel Ventura, John Bronaugh, and more