Elevation: 939 ft
GPS: 37.642, -83.683 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Raiden on Mar 23, 2015 with updates from David Kider
Admins: saxfiend, Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike
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Description

One of the premier crags in Miller Fork, The Infirmary is host to a large number of 5.11 and 5.12 sport lines and is generally overhanging.

Getting There

From the main parking area, cross the river and continue up the road. Head down the second road on your left, turning left at the wooden sign for "Serenity Point Area." Pass the trailhead for Serenity Point on your right, continuing down the road past where the road heads up to the Deep End. Cross the stream and walk for a few more minutes until you see the trail on the right for The Infirmary.

It is also possible to walk the cliffline from Serenity Point, past Cooper's Cove, to The Infirmary.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Infirmary

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Wheelchair Access
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 50
Typhoid Mary
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 45
Recovery Room
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 24
Pre-Op
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 47
Porphyria
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 30
Magic Bed
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 36
Brachial Plexus
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 6
Trephination
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
Plague Doctor
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 22
Sacbrood Virus
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 7
Ebola
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 37
Last Rites
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
Beta Blocker
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 5
Foaming at the Mouth
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 3
Endless Numbered Days
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Wheelchair Access
 32
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Typhoid Mary
 50
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Recovery Room
 45
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Pre-Op
 24
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Porphyria
 47
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Magic Bed
 30
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Brachial Plexus
 36
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Trephination
 6
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Plague Doctor
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sacbrood Virus
 22
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Ebola
 7
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Last Rites
 37
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Beta Blocker
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Foaming at the Mouth
 5
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Endless Numbered Days
 3
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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This cliff probably has the most perfect aspect of all the crags in the Red... two faces so you can chase sun and shade as needed, and for the most part the main left wall is shady all summer and sunny all winter (until 2 or so anyway) Sep 29, 2015