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Shadow Enhancement

5.11d, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 2.8 from 9 votes
FA: Andrew Wheatley in 2011
Kentucky > Red River Gorge > Bald Rock Recre… > Bear's Den
Access Issue: Recently Purchased in 2017 by the RRGCC. Details


Slightly overhanging route with two distinct cruxes.

A few technical moves on a slab gains a ledge below the steeper wall above. A quick thin move off the ledge leads to deep pockets at the third bolt and the first crux- a big move off a shallow two-finger pocket. Better pockets follow, but tricky reach to a shallow two-finger pocket looms above. Past this the holds improve dramatically to the chains.

Since it ends below a big roof this routes tends to stay dry in rain. Gets lots of morning sun.


Right of Golden Snow Cone.


Bolts to a two bold anchor.

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