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Sister crag to the Hideout, the Great Wall has a good assortment routes for beginners to experts. The lines tend to be shorter than at the Hideout but rock quality is excellent. There's a good day's worth of climbing between the two walls.
If you're already at the Hideout, continue left down the trail past International Route of Pancakes for about 100' to La Escalada, the first route at the Great Wall. Or from the valley trail, pass the turnoff for the Hideout and continue to a sharp right turn just after crossing the stream again. Watch for a sign directing you to the Great Wall.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Great Wall:
Glory and Consequence 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Ledgends of Limonite 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Little T-Bone 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 75'
Dynabolt Gold 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 70'
Ledgends of Limonite (direct start) 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Bitter Ray of Sunshine 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Touch of Grey 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 65'
Edge-a-Sketch 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Momma Cindy 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 70'
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Little T-Bone 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Great Wall
This is a great beginners 5.10 trad route. Lots of great pro and tons of jugs to place it from.Just to the right of Dynabolt Gold, look for a hand crack about midway up the route. Make some difficult moves to start the route to some easy climbing into a large hole. Clip the bolts at the roof of the hole. Be sure to extend the lower bolt for drag. Pull the roof (crux) and get established into the crack above using large plated jugs. Follow the plated jugs around the crack to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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