Red River Gorge Climber's Log

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AM_Hawk - Jan 29, 2014 12:38 pm

Various Routes  Sucess!

Lots of great sandstone fun, routes were easy to find and were also well marked with engraved coins to mark grade. All in all a great time and will be back the first chance I get.

alpineair - Nov 12, 2013 11:27 am

Long time ago.  Sucess!

The Grand Canyon of the East! Grew up near here.


McCannster - Nov 27, 2011 5:41 pm

Fall Break trip  Sucess!

I took a fun climbing trip here in Nov 2011. Good times and good vibes.


Inday - Mar 27, 2011 12:58 pm Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2011

Spring Break  Sucess!

Week-long trip to the Red, phenomenal climbing. However, after 6 days of intense, all-day climbing, my pads are bloody pulp!


Incliner - Jan 17, 2010 12:49 pm

2002 to 2008  Sucess!

8 hrs from Detroit, practically lived there on weekends in the summers to keep from going crazy in the city.


maddie77777 - Oct 28, 2009 1:43 pm

Great park  Sucess!

Love this area. Went to it a few times in college.


NCclimber - Mar 19, 2009 4:53 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2005

Many many routes  Sucess!

Lots and lots of fun stuff out here. Make a weekend of it (or more).

Stu Brandel

Stu Brandel - Mar 15, 2009 5:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 1999

Unappreciated Arches  Sucess!

A great place to hike, unexpectedly wild in some places (Whittleton Creek and Arch), unexpectedly airy in others (Sky Arch, Chimney Tops).


AJones - Mar 6, 2009 11:29 am

Favourite place so far  Sucess!

My wife and I climbed there for a week in 2006. It was awesome. This is my favouite climbing area I've ever been to. The climbing was fantasic, and the people even better.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Jan 16, 2009 6:53 pm Date Climbed: Aug 29, 1994

A paradise  Sucess!

If you can keep your hands dry


ITRAD - Sep 14, 2008 11:57 pm

Where the heart is.  Sucess!

I started climbing here in 1987. I live nearby, and call it home. Now considered an old school local. I will always come back one more time than I leave.


YEM - Jan 14, 2008 2:41 am

My Old KY Home  Sucess!

This is where I cut my teeth before moving west. I hiked every trail and bushwhacked every cliff I could find. I probably did too many things without a rope, but I survived. If you live within 3-4 hours, get here on your next day off. You won't regret it.


cushman - Nov 29, 2007 12:42 pm Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2000

Clum all over the Red  Sucess!

Miguel's, Ale-8, Steep Sandstone, Pockets, what more could you ask for?


Eleutheros - Jan 25, 2007 8:02 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2001

Sport Climbs & Cold Beer  Sucess!

Been here many times to sport climb and camp. Try to make it here at least once a year.


hikeman76 - Mar 18, 2005 7:04 pm

Route Climbed: Many Date Climbed: May 2004  Sucess!

Usually hit the Gorge several times a year. Great hiking!


csmcgranahan - Oct 31, 2004 9:57 pm

Route Climbed: Various Date Climbed: Twice in 2003

My wife Julie went to U.K. and took me there to scramble around courthouse rock and haystack.


mekwise - Aug 30, 2004 10:55 pm

Route Climbed: Many Date Climbed: Currently  Sucess!

Great climbing area. Love camping and eating at Miguels. Make at least one trip a year there. Most recently checked out the Muir Valley area...very nice climbing. Can't wait to get back there.


CharlesD - Mar 23, 2004 1:05 pm

Route Climbed: Bedtime for Bonzo, Eureka, Roadside Attraction, 5-finger Discount, others Date Climbed: May, 2003  Sucess!

Does the Red really count as a summit? Nice place and all, but not really a mountain. Climbed there three different times on various moderate trad and sport routes. Save an Ale 8 for me...


desainme - Dec 5, 2003 8:54 am

Route Climbed: Tower Rock Arachnid, Fortress Party time and others Date Climbed: all seasons 86-90  Sucess!

One of the top crags in the U.S. Miles of Sandstone

Eat at Miquels Pizza outside of Nada.

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