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Table of contents

1. Northern Gorge Region 29 routes in Area

Unknown, Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: -83.618826, 37.869715

Access Issues:

Most crags are located on Forest Service land. Look out for Forest Service signs showing restrictions. Mariba Fork is in the Clifty Wilderness Area.

1.1. Fortress Wall 20 routes in Crag

Unknown and Trad

Long/Lat: -83.646481, 37.837807

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 American Crack

FA: Bob Molzon, Dick Shori

5.4 Unknown 60ft
2 ** Snake

FA: Bob Molzon Brad Shori

5.8 Trad 60ft
3 *** Bedtime for Bonzo

First pitch goes at 5.4. Belay from chains. Walk through a 'hallway' to get to the start of the second pitch. Rappel from VERY loose bolted anchors or from a tree.

FA: George Robinson, Martin Hackworth

5.6 Trad 100ft 2
4 * the turret 5.5 Unknown 50ft
5 * oozing couth 5.5 Unknown 30ft
6 fortress grunges 5.4 Unknown 70ft
7 bonzo's revenge 5.4 Unknown 70ft
8 ** serpent 5.10b Unknown 60ft
9 ** where lizards dare 5.9 Unknown 75ft
10 ** bombs bursting

FA: John Bronaugh, Ron Snider

5.8 Unknown 60ft
11 ** the battlement 5.10c Unknown 50ft
12 ** Blue Runner

FA: @sputtum

5.9 Trad 60ft
13 * Calypso II

FA: Bob Molzon, Dick Shori

5.7 Trad 60ft
14 Calypso III 5.2 Unknown
15 Party Time 5.7 Trad 150ft 2
16 Route 48

FA: Bob Molzon,Ray Rishel, 1977

5.5 Trad 60ft
17 American Wall 5.3 Unknown 82ft
18 Thunder Chicken

FA: Aron Boyles

5.11a Unknown 50ft
19 Days of Rage

FA: Ray Ellington

5.12d Unknown 50ft
20 *** Afterburner

FA: Jeff Koenig, Tom Souders

5.11a Unknown 40ft

1.2. Phantasia 9 routes in Crag

All Sport

Long/Lat: -83.643595, 37.844771

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Overlord

FA: Brian Maslyar

5.10b Sport 50ft, 5
2 Lord Of The Flies 5.8 Sport 50ft, 5
3 ** Pogue Ethics 5.10b Sport 80ft, 9
4 Perverse Intentions 5.10a Sport
5 ** Creep Show 5.10d Sport
6 ** Count Floyd Show 5.11a Sport
7 * Creature Feature

FA: Kevin Pogue, Elisa Weinman Pogue

5.9 Sport 66ft
8 *** Twinkie

This is the most fun you could have almost upside down. this is a stellar line on bomber rock. second to clean or back jump to the slab and rap off.

5.12a Sport 80ft, 14
9 Phantasia

Like Twinkie on steroids!

5.12d Sport

1.3. Dunkan Rock 0 routes in Crag

1.4. Sassafras Rock 0 routes in Crag

1.5. Mariba Fork 0 routes in Crag

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.2 Calypso III Unknown 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.3 American Wall Unknown 82ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.4 American Crack Unknown 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
bonzo's revenge Unknown 70ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
fortress grunges Unknown 70ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.5 Route 48 Trad 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
* oozing couth Unknown 30ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
* the turret Unknown 50ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.6 *** Bedtime for Bonzo Trad 100ft 2 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.7 * Calypso II Trad 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
Party Time Trad 150ft 2 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.8 ** Snake Trad 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
** bombs bursting Unknown 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
Lord Of The Flies Sport 50ft, 5 1.2. Phantasia
5.9 ** Blue Runner Trad 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
** where lizards dare Unknown 75ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
* Creature Feature Sport 66ft 1.2. Phantasia
5.10a Perverse Intentions Sport 1.2. Phantasia
5.10b ** serpent Unknown 60ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
Overlord Sport 50ft, 5 1.2. Phantasia
** Pogue Ethics Sport 80ft, 9 1.2. Phantasia
5.10c ** the battlement Unknown 50ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
5.10d ** Creep Show Sport 1.2. Phantasia
5.11a *** Afterburner Unknown 40ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
Thunder Chicken Unknown 50ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
** Count Floyd Show Sport 1.2. Phantasia
5.12a *** Twinkie Sport 80ft, 14 1.2. Phantasia
5.12d Days of Rage Unknown 50ft 1.1. Fortress Wall
Phantasia Sport 1.2. Phantasia