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Drive-By Crag

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A Wave New World S 
Angry Birds S 
Arachnophobia S 
Beer Belly S 
Big Sinkin' Breakdown S 
Breakfast Burrito S 
Captain Turtle Head T 
Check Your Grip S 
Dangling Participle S 
Deeper is Better S 
Dirty Smelly Hippie S 
Easy Rider S 
Extra Backup S 
Fire and Brimstone S 
George of the Jungle T 
Guilty Pleasure S 
Hakuna Matata S 
Hanging Tree, The S 
Harshin' my Mellow S 
Head and Shoulders S 
Jungle Direct T 
Junior's Gesture S 
Kaleidescope S 
Layback and Groove S 
Maizy Mae S 
Make A Wish S 
Mud on the Rug T 
Naked Lunch S 
Pottsville Escarpment S 
Primus Noctum S 
Return to Sender S 
Slick and the 9mm S 
Slut Men S 
Sojourner Truth S 
Spirit Fingers S 
Thug Life S 
Tika Monster (a.k.a. Spank) S 
Whip-Stocking S 
Whipper Snapper S 
Yadda Yadda Yadda S 

Drive-By Crag Rock Climbing 


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Description 

This cliff still hosts an amazing variety of grades with steep climbing on in-cut plates. The best part is that almost every line warrants 4 stars! Make sure to checkout Breakfast Burrito, Whip-Stocking and Check Your Grip.

New routes are still being added in the incredible amphitheater at the far right of the crag.

This crag initially named for its instant access. This was before the roads were closed by the oil companies. Regardless of the closure it is still a quick hike from the parking lot.

Getting There 

From the Drive-By/ Bob Marley parking lot follow the road a bit farther and walk up a hill. The crag will sit on the left side of the road.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.4 miles from here

40 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',11],['5.11',11],['5.12',7],['5.13',8],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Drive-By Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Drive-By Crag:
Make A Wish   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 75'   
Deeper is Better   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 60'   
Breakfast Burrito   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   
Fire and Brimstone   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 90'   
Whip-Stocking   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 80'   
Yadda Yadda Yadda   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
Spirit Fingers   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
Guilty Pleasure   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Head and Shoulders   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Primus Noctum   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 75'   
Naked Lunch   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Hakuna Matata   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Check Your Grip   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   
Tika Monster (a.k.a. Spank)   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport   
Beer Belly   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Easy Rider   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 100'   
Maizy Mae   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c V6 7A     Sport, Boulder, 25'   
Dirty Smelly Hippie   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 90'   
Kaleidescope   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Angry Birds   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Adam starts up Fire and Brimstone

Fire and Brimstone 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  KY : Red River Gorge : ... : Drive-By Crag
Good holds lead to a crimpy crux about mid way up. After this you get a decent rest and power past a big sloper to the top. Really fun climbing on great holds!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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By ziggy
Jan 7, 2010
One of my favorite crags at the RRG. A lot of good routes, classic 10's, 11's, 12's, and reportedly 13's. If you only can make it to a few walls on your visit, then this one should top the list.

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