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All Things Considered S 
Another Doug Reed Route S 
Beene Material T 
BeeneStalker (closed) T 
Blade Runner (closed) T 
Bozo's Bogus Booty Biner (BBBB) S 
Danita Dolores S 
Decay's Way T 
Forearm Follies S 
Forearm Follies (2nd anchor) S 
Fuzzy Undercling S 
G.I. T 
Government Cheese S 
Gung Ho S 
In the Light S 
Jac Mac (closed) S 
Jungle Beat T 
Left Turret S 
Legend, The S 
Mercy Miss Percy S 
Minimum Creep S 
Moonbeam S 
Mule S 
Nagypapa S 
Nicorette S 
Not Worth It T 
Nothing for Now S 
Parting Gift S 
Pink Feat Boulder Problem 
Possum Lips S 
Reliquary, The S 
Stay Left S 
Subatomic Fingerlock (closed) T 
Sunshine S 
Super Slab S 
Things That Go Bump In the Night T 
Thirsting Skull (closed) S 
Tissue Tiger S 
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Military Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.8159, -83.66918 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jason Halladay, Shirtless Mike, saxfiend, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Oct 4, 2006
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Dan gettin' it on the classic Fuzzy Undercling...

Description 

Military Wall is awesome and will fill you whole climbing day for youand your entourage from the warm-up to the last red-point attempt on your project.

With climbs like Possum Lips, Sunshine,and Moonbeam ,anyone who bothered making the trip to Red (read: can at least climb 5.9) can have a fun day climbing classics that are overhanging although moderate.

With climbs like Tissue Tiger, Gung Ho, Nagypapa, Fuzzy Undercling, etc... the hard-body in you with delight with options of overhanging, hard, demanding and pumpy routes that have classic mvoes hard finishes and great picture oppurtunites.

Come on over to Military Wall, you won't leave dissapointed.

P.S. Stays in the sun until 2ish, most of the routes over 5.10 stay very dry in the rain.

Getting There 

From Slade, KY (Miguel's): Highway 15 west, 1 mi. Take right onto hwy 77 driving past some seriously bad looking real estate. Continue on 77 through Nada Tunnel and down the other side and some crazy switchbacks. When the hill ends there will be a parking lot on your left, park then hike 100' back up the road, cross it and the brook at the little bridge, make your way up the trail, take a right for Military Wall continue up the trail for 5-10min then round a corner and you'll have Sunshine and Moonbeam on your right and Tissue Tiger, Fuzzy Undercling, etc ahead of you on the overhanging intimidating wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.3 miles from here

38 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',13],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',0],['5.9',4],['5.10',9],['5.11',10],['5.12',9],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Military Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Military Wall:
G.I.   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 130'   
Moonbeam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Sunshine   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Jungle Beat   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Danita Dolores   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
In the Light   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Possum Lips   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Another Doug Reed Route   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Fuzzy Undercling   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Minimum Creep   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Bozo's Bogus Booty Biner (BBBB)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
Forearm Follies   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
All Things Considered   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 55'   
Nicorette   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Tissue Tiger   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Gung Ho   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Forearm Follies (2nd anchor)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 100'   
Mule   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Super Slab   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
The Legend   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Military Wall

Featured Route For Military Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: One of my favorites at the red

All Things Considered 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Military Wall
This route is great, the movement is criptic and it will force technique out of the most ridged climber. Very technical obtuse dihedral and arete climbing, delivering several cruxes right off the bat....[more]   Browse More Classics in Kentucky

Photos of Military Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan gettin' it on the classic Fuzzy Undercling...
Dan gettin' it on the classic Fuzzy Undercling...
Rock Climbing Photo: It can be difficult to find parking at the Militar...
It can be difficult to find parking at the Militar...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fuzzy Undercling
Fuzzy Undercling
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on Gung Ho and Tissue Tiger.
Climbers on Gung Ho and Tissue Tiger.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Nada tunnel.
The Nada tunnel.
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo of the Military Wall.
BETA PHOTO: Beta photo of the Military Wall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Unknown climber on the 13d at Military.
Unknown climber on the 13d at Military.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dangerous Cliffs
Dangerous Cliffs

Comments on Military Wall Add Comment
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By Ammon
Jun 8, 2008
There are actually about 56 routes on Military Wall, not just 28.
By Ladd
Administrator
Jun 9, 2008
Where does it say there are 28?
By nathaniel
From: winter park, CO
Feb 12, 2009
then add the other 28 routes to the site

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