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The Motherlode

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40 OZ of Justice 
8 Ball 
Ale-8-One 
Ball Scratcher 
Ben 
BOHICA 
Breathe Right 
Buff the Wood 
Burlier's Bane 
Chainsaw 
Chronic, The 
Convicted 
Crime Time 
Cutthroat 
False Positive 
Flour Power 
Flux Capacitor 
Golden Touch 
Harvest 
Heart Shape Box 
High Hard One (aka Subman), The 
Hoofmaker 
Hot For Teacher 
Injured Reserve 
Kick Me In The Jimmie 
Laura 
Leave it to Beavis 
Low Easy One, The 
Madness, The 
One-Eyed Willy Up the Back 
Pushing Up Daisies 
Reacharound, The 
Resurrection 
Rocket Dog 
Sauce, The 
Skin Boat 
SKWBA 
Snapper 
Snooker 
Stabbed in the Back 
Stain 
Stella 
Swahili Slang 
Team Wilson 
Trad Sucker 
Transworld Depravity 
Trust in Jesus 
Tuna Town 
Twisted 
Verdict, The 
White Man's Overbite 
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The Motherlode 


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Description 

Huge area with the highest concentration of hard sport climbing around


Getting There 

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.


51 Total Routes


['4 Stars',18],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',11],['5.12',26],['5.13',12],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['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 The Motherlode:
Injured Reserve   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Chainsaw   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Kick Me In The Jimmie   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Burlier's Bane   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Ball Scratcher   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Buff the Wood   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Ale-8-One   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Resurrection   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Swahili Slang   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Stain   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
Heart Shape Box   5.12c/d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 50'   
8 Ball   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 70'   
Tuna Town   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Snooker   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 60'   
40 OZ of Justice   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 110'   
Convicted   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Hoofmaker   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Skin Boat   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Flour Power   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
BOHICA   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c     Sport, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Motherlode
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Hot For Teacher 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b  KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode
Hot For Teacher, classic Van Halen song or killer, neglected route? Turns out it's both! Start off on a ledge, 10 feet to the left of the first bolt. Make your way right to the first bolt and start heading up to the easy looking slab. Turns out the slab is overhanging and not so easy. Crimp your way up to the huge hueco and take a seat if you'd like. From the rest, head hard right and then up steep ground with big moves and cool holds. Can be a little hard to see the holds toward the end,...[more]   Browse More Classics in KY

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Jessica dominates the Motherlode.
Jessica dominates the Motherlode.
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