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Table of contents

1. Left Flank 23 routes in Area

Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: -83.665066, 37.815066

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, stay on the trail past a sign for a spur on the right leading to Military wall, cross a stream, trail goes up a hill and you come out at the cliff face.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** To Defy the Laws of Tradition

FA: Porter Jarrard, Chris Snyder, 1992

5.10a Sport 60ft, 7
2 ** Too Many Puppies

FA: orter Jarrard, Chris Snyder, 1992

5.12a Sport 60ft
3 * Fast Food Christians

FA: Terry Kindred

5.10a Sport 60ft, 7
4 * Face Up to That Crack

FA: Kevin Pogue, Elisa Weinman Pogue, 1992

5.8 Mixed 70ft, 8
5 Mr. Bungle

FA: Jeff Moll, 1992

5.8 Sport 60ft, 6
6 Maypop

FA: Porter Jarrard, Matt Flach, 1991

5.11a Sport 50ft, 4

Approach trail hit the cliff hear. Routes above are to the left along the cliff, and routes below are to the right along the cliff.

7 Brother Stair

FA: Porter Jarrard, 1992

5.9 Sport 40ft, 4
8 *** Infectious

FA: Porter Jarrard, 1991

5.12b Sport 50ft, 4
9 ** Birthday Party

FA: John Lahr, Andy Shirk, 1996

5.9 R Trad 75ft
10 ** Unsportsmanlike Conduct

FA: Tom Souders, Mark Schorle, 1992

5.11c Trad 50ft
11 *** Stunning the Hog

FA: Porter Jarrard, 1991

5.12d Sport 45ft, 5
12 *** Sex Farm

FA: Porter Jarrard, 1991

5.12b Sport 50ft, 5
13 Gumby Unicorn

FA: Will Sweeney, Jimmy Hoctor, 2014

5.1 Trad 30ft
14 ** Aquaduck Pocket

FA: Porter Jarrard, Rob Turan, 1991

5.11b Sport 50ft, 5
15 ** Relaxed Atmosphere

FA: Porter Jarrard, Jamie Baker, 1991

5.11c Sport 60ft, 5
16 * Third World Lover

FA: Porter Jarrard, Rob Turan, 1991

5.11c Sport 60ft, 5
17 *** Hen-ry!

FA: Porter Jarrard, Shannon Langley, 1991

5.11b Sport 50ft, 5
18 ** Trad Boy Go

FA: John Bronaugh, Tim Powers, 1993

5.11a Trad 70ft
19 *** Table of Colors

Direct Start

FA: Porter Jarrard, Mark Williams, 1996

5.13b Sport 80ft, 10
20 Table of Colors (original start)

FA: Porter Jarrard, Mark Williams, 1990

5.13a Sport 80ft, 10
21 *** Mercy, the Huff

FA: Porter Jarrard, Chris Snyder, 1991

5.12c Sport 80ft, 9
22 *** The Dinosaur

FA: Porter Jarrard, Tony Berlier, 1992

5.12d Sport 65ft, 6
23 * Wild, Yet Tasty

FA: Porter Jarrard, Jeff Moll, 1992

5.12a Sport 50ft, 4

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
5.1 Gumby Unicorn Trad 30ft
5.8 * Face Up to That Crack Mixed 70ft, 8
Mr. Bungle Sport 60ft, 6
5.9 Brother Stair Sport 40ft, 4
5.9 R ** Birthday Party Trad 75ft
5.10a * Fast Food Christians Sport 60ft, 7
*** To Defy the Laws of Tradition Sport 60ft, 7
5.11a Maypop Sport 50ft, 4
** Trad Boy Go Trad 70ft
5.11b ** Aquaduck Pocket Sport 50ft, 5
*** Hen-ry! Sport 50ft, 5
5.11c ** Relaxed Atmosphere Sport 60ft, 5
* Third World Lover Sport 60ft, 5
** Unsportsmanlike Conduct Trad 50ft
5.12a ** Too Many Puppies Sport 60ft
* Wild, Yet Tasty Sport 50ft, 4
5.12b *** Infectious Sport 50ft, 4
*** Sex Farm Sport 50ft, 5
5.12c *** Mercy, the Huff Sport 80ft, 9
5.12d *** Stunning the Hog Sport 45ft, 5
*** The Dinosaur Sport 65ft, 6
5.13a Table of Colors (original start) Sport 80ft, 10
5.13b *** Table of Colors Sport 80ft, 10