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Aquaduck Pocket S 
Brother Stair S 
Dinosaur, The S 
Face Up To That Crack T,S 
Fast Food Christians S 
Henry S 
Infectious S 
Maypop S 
Mercy the Huff S 
Mr. Bungle S 
Relaxed Atmoshere S 
Sex Farm S 
Stunning the Hog S 
Table of Colors S 
Table of Colors Direct S 
Third World Lover S 
To Defy The Laws Of Tradition S 
Too Many Puppies S 
Unsportsmanlike Conduct T 
Wild Yet Tasty S 

Left Flank Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.81449, -83.66388 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Chaney on Oct 4, 2006
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Description 

Left Flank is one of the most popular sport crags in the RRG. It has routes ranging from 5.8 to 5.13 with a good sampling of routes at all grades between.

It has a western and southern aspect and is a great winter crag.

The rock is surreally patterend and this is a great crag for photos.

Getting There 

From Slade take highway 15 west for 1 mile. Turn right onto hwy 77. Continue on 77 through Nada Tunnel. At the bottom of the hill past the Tunnel park in the lot on the left and hike back toward the Tunnel looking for a trail on the opposite side. After the first creek crossing take the trail uphill to the left.

The approach trail comes out at the route Maypop.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',6],['5.12',7],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Left Flank

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Left Flank:
Face Up To That Crack   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mr. Bungle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
To Defy The Laws Of Tradition   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Henry   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Aquaduck Pocket   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Wild Yet Tasty   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   
Too Many Puppies   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Mercy the Huff   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 80'   
Sex Farm   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Infectious   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
The Dinosaur   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 70'   
Stunning the Hog   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
Table of Colors   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Warming up on Wild, Yet Tasty, near the anchor.

Wild Yet Tasty 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  KY : Red River Gorge : Left Flank
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