Elevation: 1,122 ft
GPS: 37.814, -83.664 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared 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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Left Flank

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 226
Face Up To That Crack
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 287
Mr. Bungle
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 533
To Defy The Laws Of Tradition
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 108
Maypop
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 136
Aquaduck Pocket
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 70
Henry
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Unsportsmanlike Conduct
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 115
Too Many Puppies
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 105
Wild Yet Tasty
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 105
Mercy the Huff
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 34
Sex Farm
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 42
Infectious
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 19
Stunning the Hog
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
The Dinosaur
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 26
Table of Colors
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Face Up To That Crack
 226
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Mr. Bungle
 287
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
To Defy The Laws Of Tradition
 533
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Maypop
 108
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Aquaduck Pocket
 136
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Henry
 70
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Unsportsmanlike Conduct
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Too Many Puppies
 115
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Wild Yet Tasty
 105
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Mercy the Huff
 105
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Sex Farm
 34
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Infectious
 42
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Stunning the Hog
 19
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
The Dinosaur
 3
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Table of Colors
 26
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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Dre Car  
I found a women’s medium ice breaker jacket at the base of mercy the huff today. Post here if it’s yours! Mar 25, 2018
is this in south or north rrg? Nov 5, 2018
apdale
Lexington, KY
apdale   Lexington, KY
Left flank is in the north Nov 6, 2018