Description

This crag is located in the Flat Holler area of the PMRP. It hosts a wide variety of routes from 5.8 to 5.12 on mostly vertical rock. Most of the lines are sport however there are a few very good looking trad lines. This crag gets morning shade and afternoon sun.

Getting There

From the Flat Holler Parking lot walk back towards the entrance to the parking lot and then turn a sharp right up the oil road. Follow the oil road all the way to it ends and a trail starts on the left side. The trail meets the cliff at the trad route On Beyond Velodrome.

Total approach time is about 10 min.

11 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Velo Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 53
Dura-Ace
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 58
Lanterne Rouge
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 37
Ultegra
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 15
The Century
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 16
Real Girls Don't Pumptrack
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 42
Lightning Rod Arete
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dura-Ace
 53
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Lanterne Rouge
 58
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Ultegra
 37
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Century
 15
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Real Girls Don't Pumptrack
 16
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Lightning Rod Arete
 42
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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Photos

Dan.G. yorlig
Queens, NY
Dan.G. yorlig   Queens, NY
Iron crimp rails are an interesting feature of this wall. Nov 25, 2017
Kyle Johnston
Louisville, KY
Kyle Johnston   Louisville, KY
Flat Hollow Parking located at 37.646597,-83.719933. If it's snowy/icy/muddy, don't drive there! Park at 37.641734,-83.712486 instead. Jan 21, 2018