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Emerald City

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Big Toe Arete 
Black Magic Arete 
Callandor 
Constellation 
Diamond In The Rough S 
Father's Day T 
Fictitious Egg, The 
Flying Monkeys S 
Hollow Threat 
In The Middle 
Let the Wookie Win 
Lolliop Kids S 
Mandarin TR 
My Sexy Cranberry 
No Place Like Home S 
Oz S 
Perfect Pink 
Ruby Slippers S 
Sharp T 
Shelf Life 
Shining, The T 
Skittles 
Small Victories 
Whiteout T 
Whiteout Direct (aka Nerds) S 
Wolverine 
Yellow Brick Road S 
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Emerald City  


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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 3, 2006
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Description 

South facing, tall and variable rock quality characterize this wall. There is a nice snapshot of RRG climbing here, from 5.10-11 vertical slab sport to short moderate trad, to multi-pitch trad. Not a lot of any one type of climbing, but a good selection of each.

Getting There 

Follow the trail up to a split at a large boulder. Hike left and up the hill for Emerald City and right along a bench to the bouldering area and Global Village.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.3 miles from here

27 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',10],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Emerald City:
Big Toe Arete   V0+ 4+ PG13     Boulder, 15'   
Whiteout   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
The Shining   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 30'   
Whiteout Direct (aka Nerds)   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, 50'   
Diamond In The Rough   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Ruby Slippers   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Yellow Brick Road   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Oz   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
No Place Like Home   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Emerald City
D. Boyd following the Yellow Brick Road

Yellow Brick Road 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  KY : Red River Gorge : Emerald City
Climb through some 5.9 edgy slab terrain to a stopper crux. After committing to the fierce move relax for a moment on a good ledge. Then mantel (or dyno!) your way to easier ground and the anchors.Beautiful stone and great moves make for a classic (though anti-sterotypical) RRG climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Oct 4, 2006
Some of the best low-angle (just vertical, but not overhanging) routes in the Red are here!
By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Mar 17, 2008
For all of you who like these sub-vertical, edgy face routes, be sure to check out Rodeo Wall if you're ever in Jackson, WY. Very similar climbs.