COVID-19 Climbing Guidelines: The Red River Gorge in the Daniel Boone National Forest, Muir Valley, and all RRGCC-owned property - which includes Miller Fork Recreational Preserve, Bald Rock Recreational Preserve, and Pendergrass-Murray Recreational Preserve - request that you follow the guidelines outlined on each website if you choose to climb during this time. See links above for more details about each climbing area.

The "start" of the crag

This route is located in the Tunnel Ridge Road Region at D. Boone Hut Crag

Iron Cross


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Fingers 5.9 (Trad) *

First Ascent: Martin Hackworth in 1983
Length: 50ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

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Follow the well marked tourist trail until you reach a cliffband to your left. Remain on the trail and cross a small stream. After crossing the stream, be on the lookout for another trail to your left. Turn left on this trail which meets the cliff after about 50 feet. Walk left beneath a large roof with a fenced off area to the first crack left of the fence. This line ascends the curving fingercrack, past an overhang, to a ledge.
Descent: Walk off left
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Owner: NFS
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Submitted by: caribe
Date: Jun 1st, 2021

Submitted by: caribe
Date: Jun 1st, 2021

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