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Madness Cave Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,057'
Location: 37.64692, -83.71251 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jason Halladay on Oct 7, 2015


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Adrien working through the steep section with Lesl...

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The reason to visit the Motherlode. Super steep, long and hard routes.

Getting There 

From the parking area take the right fork in the trail as you head towards the Motherlode.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Madness Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Madness Cave:
Forty Ounces of Justice   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 110'   
BOHICA   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 100'   
Flour Power   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Madness   5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a     Sport, 120'   
Transworld Depravity   5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Madness Cave
Rock Climbing Photo: Adrien on the final push to the anchors

BOHICA 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : ... : Madness Cave
Move over the roof to start. head up the steep face past a couple of bolts to a section with some smaller pockets before things get vertical. A hard move at the end of the vertical section at a blank band of rock goes either left or right. Rest up well in the break. The hardest moves on the upper wall are right off of the rest. Use underclings to make a long move up onto the first 1 1/2 pad edges. Continue out the 45 degree wall on similar holds to a jug right where the angle lessens, try to res...[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

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