The Gallery Rock Climbing
Pretty well marked
South facing wall with good light in winter and good shade in summer
Go to the Sore Heel parking lot. Out of the parking lot hike the road east until it almost ends then cut left into a gully and pop up on the other side. (Also just follow the signs)
Weather station 1.3 miles from here
24 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Gallery
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Gallery:
Murano 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 75'
Gold Rush 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Guernica 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Mosaic 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For The Gallery
Johnny B. Good 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c KY
: Red River Gorge
: ... : The Gallery
A bulging start mixed with a high class technical slab and gymnastic moves out a steep roof makes for one of the finer routes at the Gallery.The route begins with an "in your face" bulging boulder problem that gains you access to the meat of the climb.Finesse your way up the incredibly fun thin slab using body weight opposition, high steps, and keen route finding skills. Rest below the massive roof, then monkey your way out the bulging roof, making some fun and well protected throws to massive ...[more] Browse More Classics in KY
Joe on Johnny B. Good, 5.11a
SteveZ on The King Lives On, 5.10b at the Gallery....
Nov 12, 2015
Another way to get to the Gallery ...
especially useful for those with vehicles which lack High Clearance ...
Park at the bottom on the left side (just past the turn-off right going up steep-ish hill to the Sore Heel parking) in the Flat Holler parking (GPS latitude longitude approx N37.6466 W83.7200). Then walk about 500 feet back East on the road to the new trailhead for Sore Heels, turn Left and hike North uphill about 0.25 mile to the Sore Heel parking. Then perhaps turn sharp Left (SouthWest) up the dirt road to the road junction (N37.6509 W83.7175) with Gallery sign. Turn sharp Right and go North about 650 ft to the left side of the Gallery crag (N37.6528 W83.7176).
. . The turnoff from route 498 onto the gravel road for Flat Holler and Sore Heel psrking is at GPS latitude longitude approx (N37.6363 W83.7160).