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L to R R to L Alpha
Ale-8-One S 
Burlier's Bane S 
Chainsaw Massacre S 
Convicted S 
Crime Time S 
Flux Capacitor S 
Harvest S 
High Hard One (aka Subman), The S 
Hoofmaker S 
Kick Me In The Jimmie S 
Leave it to Beavis S 
Low Easy One, The S 
Resurrection S 
Rocket Dog S 
Sauce, The S 
Scrambled Porn S 
Skin Boat S 
Snapper S 
Stabbed in the Back T 
Stella S 
Team Wilson S 
Tuna Town S 
Verdict, The S 

Undertow Wall Rock Climbing 

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This classic RRG wall characterizes many of the best aspects of Red sport climbing. Long, steep and pumpy this featured wall is littered with crimps, pockets, pinches, and jugs. While the climbs may not follow stand out features they are all fun Red "jug hauls".

Right of the Madness Cave is this shorter and less steep (but still steep!) sector. Shady most of the day with evening sun in the fall.

Getting There 

Take the right fork in the approach trail from the parking area to the Motherlode. The first wall you reach will be the Undertow below the route "Resurrection".

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.9 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Undertow Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Undertow Wall:
Snapper   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 60'   
Chainsaw Massacre   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Burlier's Bane   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Kick Me In The Jimmie   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
Ale-8-One   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Rocket Dog   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Resurrection   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Tuna Town   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Team Wilson   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Harvest   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 85'   
Leave it to Beavis   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 80'   
Flux Capacitor   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 95'   
Convicted   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Hoofmaker   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Skin Boat   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cheryl working through the moves on Skin Boat

Skin Boat 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : ... : Undertow Wall
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