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Velo Crag Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 958'
Location: 37.64552, -83.71831 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Alex Mitchell on Oct 20, 2014


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This crag is located in the Flat Holler area of the PMRP. It hosts a wide variety of routes from 5.8 to 5.12 on mostly vertical rock. Most of the lines are sport however there are a few very good looking trad lines. This crag gets morning shade and afternoon sun.

Getting There 

From the Flat Holler Parking lot walk back towards the entrance to the parking lot and then turn a sharp right up the oil road. Follow the oil road all the way to it ends and a trail starts on the left side. The trail meets the cliff at the trad route On Beyond Velodrome.

Total approach time is about 10 min.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Velo Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Velo Crag:
Dura-Ace   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 75'   
Lanterne Rouge   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 80'   
Ultegra   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 75'   
The Century   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 85'   
Real Girls Don't Pumptrack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   
Lightning Rod Arete   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Lightning Rod Arete 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Kentucky : Red River Gorge : ... : Velo Crag
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