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Table of contents

1. Military Wall 53 routes in Area

Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: -83.669463, 37.815801

Access Issues: inherited from Red River Gorge

Vary from area to area: some public land, some private land, some land held by the Red River Gorge climber's coalition.


Parking is about 1 mile east of Nada Tunnel in a parking lot just off KY 77 to the left.

Approach is across the road back towards the tunnel on the left. Cross a wooden bridge and go straight, turn right on the trail spur at a sign for Military wall, trial goes uphill about 10 min to the cliff.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Things That Go Bump In the Night 5.9Trad 180ft
2 *** Jungle Beat 5.9Trad 180ft
3 * Another Doug Reed Route 5.11bSport 60ft
4 ** Forearm Follies 5.12aSport 100ft
5 * Henry Kissinger's Glasses 5.10dTrad 100ft
6 Stacy's Farewell 5.5Trad 100ft
7 ** Mental Health 5.11bTrad 80ft
8 *** Nagypapa 5.13dSport 80ft
9 *** The Legend 5.13bSport 90ft
10 ** Mule 5.12cSport 90ft
11 *** Reliquary 5.12bSport 30ft
12 *** Gung Ho

FA: Porter Jarrard, Mark Williams

5.12bSport 60ft
13 ** Tissue Tiger 5.12bSport 60ft
14 *** Fuzzy Undercling 5.11bSport 60ft
15 * Possum Lips 5.10dSport 40ft
16 Mercy Miss Percy 5.9Sport 50ft
17 Stay Left 5.10aSport 50ft, 4
18 Top-roper's Route 5.2Trad 50ft
19 * Decays Way 5.7Trad 60ft
20 Moonbeam 5.9Sport 50ft
21 Sunshine 5.9Sport 50ft
22 * In the Light 5.10cSport 55ft

Approach trail meets cliff around here. Routes above are along the cliff line to the left and routes below are along the cliffline to the right.

23 Sailing Shoes 5.9 RTrad 60ft
24 *** Nicorette 5.12aSport 50ft
25 ** Nicoderm 5.12bSport 60ft
26 ** Minumum Creep 5.11cSport 60ft
27 ** Not Worth It 5.9 RTrad 50ft
28 * Danita Dolores 5.10bSport 50ft
29 ** Blade Runner 5.7Trad 80ft
30 ** Hurricane Amy 5.11cSport 60ft
31 *** Revival 5.13aSport 60ft
32 ** Beenestalker 5.10dTrad 80ft
33 *** Thirsting Skull 5.12cSport 50ft
34 *** Jac Mac 5.11dSport 50ft
35 *** Rad Boy Go 5.12aSport 50ft
36 * Thought It Was Bubbles 5.8 RTrad 80ft
37 *** Government Cheese 5.11dSport 30ft
38 Parting Gift 5.11bSport 55ft 6
39 ** Left Turret 5.11bSport 50ft
40 ** Right Turret 5.12aSport 50ft
41 ** Subatomic Fingerlock 5.10aTrad 30ft
42 * Beene Material 5.10cTrad 70ft
43 ** Nothing For Now 5.12aSport 70ft
44 *** Bozo's Bogus Booty Biner 5.11cSport 70ft
45 ** Special Impetus 5.12bSport 70ft
46 Green Gully 5.3Trad 100ft
47 *** Pink Feat 5.11d RTrad 120ft
48 *** Super Slab 5.12cSport 70ft
49 *** All Things Considered 5.11dSport 55ft
50 G.I. 5.7Trad 130ft
51 Armed Forces 5.3 RTrad 130ft
52 ** Etrier 5.12bSport 50ft
53 ** Daisychain 5.12cSport 75ft

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
5.2 Top-roper's Route Trad 50ft
5.3 Armed Forces Trad 130ft
Green Gully Trad 100ft
5.5 Stacy's Farewell Trad 100ft
5.7 ** Blade Runner Trad 80ft
* Decays Way Trad 60ft
G.I. Trad 130ft
5.8 * Thought It Was Bubbles Trad 80ft
5.9 *** Jungle Beat Trad 180ft
Mercy Miss Percy Sport 50ft
Moonbeam Sport 50ft
** Not Worth It Trad 50ft
Sailing Shoes Trad 60ft
Sunshine Sport 50ft
* Things That Go Bump In the Night Trad 180ft
5.10a Stay Left Sport 50ft, 4
** Subatomic Fingerlock Trad 30ft
5.10b * Danita Dolores Sport 50ft
5.10c * Beene Material Trad 70ft
* In the Light Sport 55ft
5.10d ** Beenestalker Trad 80ft
* Henry Kissinger's Glasses Trad 100ft
* Possum Lips Sport 40ft
5.11b * Another Doug Reed Route Sport 60ft
*** Fuzzy Undercling Sport 60ft
** Left Turret Sport 50ft
** Mental Health Trad 80ft
Parting Gift Sport 55ft 6
5.11c *** Bozo's Bogus Booty Biner Sport 70ft
** Hurricane Amy Sport 60ft
** Minumum Creep Sport 60ft
5.11d *** All Things Considered Sport 55ft
*** Government Cheese Sport 30ft
*** Jac Mac Sport 50ft
*** Pink Feat Trad 120ft
5.12a ** Forearm Follies Sport 100ft
*** Nicorette Sport 50ft
** Nothing For Now Sport 70ft
*** Rad Boy Go Sport 50ft
** Right Turret Sport 50ft
5.12b ** Etrier Sport 50ft
*** Gung Ho Sport 60ft
** Nicoderm Sport 60ft
*** Reliquary Sport 30ft
** Special Impetus Sport 70ft
** Tissue Tiger Sport 60ft
5.12c ** Daisychain Sport 75ft
** Mule Sport 90ft
*** Super Slab Sport 70ft
*** Thirsting Skull Sport 50ft
5.13a *** Revival Sport 60ft
5.13b *** The Legend Sport 90ft
5.13d *** Nagypapa Sport 80ft