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Red River Gorge (Chocolate Factory)

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
Best time(s) :
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Aspect(s) : SE-E     Altitude : 300 m
Approach 15 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 50 and 100 routes, from 5.8 to 5.14c , spread over many crags   Bolting : traditionnal climbing, sport climbing
Max Height : 38 m.
Rock : sandstone.    Characteristic(s) : steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical.    Type(s) of holds : pockets / holes, crimps, cracks, slopers.
Legendary route(s) : 
  • Pure Imagination 5.14c sent by Sasha Digiulian on 15 MOIS_10 2011. Others outstandings sends : Margo Hayes (2016), Michaela Kiersch (2016), Matilda Söderlund (2018).
  • Golden Ticket 5.14c sent by Michaela Kiersch on 14 MOIS_11 2016. Others outstandings sends : Margo Hayes (2018), Melissa Le Nevé (2018)
  • Further information(s) : Stick-clip needed for the first bolt of many routes.
    Don't park close to oil stuffs.
    La piste qui descend aux parkings est à présent défoncée et les véhicules standards ne peuvent plus remonter ... Un véhicule 4x4 est nécessaire. (octobre 2016).

    Locations :

    Area : etats-unis, Kentucky, Lee County, Lexington, Stanton, Beattyville.
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      Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   37° 38' 57" N Longitude :   83° 42' 54" W    Sexagesimal & Orientation
      Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   37° 38' 42" N Longitude :   83° 42' 51" W    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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    Area added by CA
    Paper Guide Books :


    Red River Gorge South

    Internet Guide Books :

    www.redriverclimbing.com