BETA PHOTO: Topo of the routes in the Madness Cave, from left ...
Huge area with the highest concentration of hard sport climbing around
Once you get to the bottom of the hill on Bald Mtn Rd there will be a parking lot on you right. Park there and take any of the trails.
Weather station 0.9 miles from here
52 Total Routes
['4 Stars',19],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Motherlode:
Chainsaw 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Ale-8-One 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Stain 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 50'
8 Ball 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 70'
Tuna Town 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Convicted 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 75'
Snooker 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 60'
Skin Boat 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 80'
Hoofmaker 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 80'
BOHICA 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 100'
Flour Power 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
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8 Ball 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b KY
: Red River Gorge
: The Motherlode
Move up then left to the flake. Follow the flake up and left to the base of the shallow corner. Laybacks, pockets and edges lead up to the top of the corner. The holds improve but the angle is a bit steeper and the pulls a bit longer to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in KY
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