Type: Trad, 50 ft (15 m)
FA: Tod Anderson, Martin Hackworth, Grant Stephens 11/1984
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Shared By: Mike on Sep 16, 2006 · Updates
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Warning Access Issue: Access to GFNP (Roadside) REQUIRES a Daily Permit DetailsDrop down

Permit Required Suggest change

***Climbers MUST NOT climb at GFNP without a daily permit per person in each group.*** This route is privately owned and requires a daily per-user permit obtained from the Graining Fork Nature Preserve website.
This isn't about just you getting away with climbing for a day without a permit--this is about the climbing community respecting private land to ensure continued access privileges. Don't be selfish--get a permit.

Description Suggest change

A nice thin crack and face just left of Fatha, this route appears harder than 5.8 from the base but is easier than it looks. Climb the low-angle ramp up and left, then step left into a beautiful thin carck and flake to the top.

Location Suggest change

This route is just left of Fatha, about 75' left of Roadside attraction. To get to Roadside Crag drive about 6 miles South on KY 11 from the rest area and park on the right. The trailhead is across the street, and a short approach leads to the base of the wall at the start of Roadside Attraction.

Protection Suggest change

Bring a rack with mostly small gear and only a couple of larger pieces to maybe 2". There is a bolted belay at the top.