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.

St. Alfonso's

This route is located in the Northern Gorge Region at Phantasia

The "end" of the crag


15.
+0
0 votes

Tomfoolery 5.5 (Trad) *

First Ascent: Tom Seibert in 1976
Length: 40ft
Gear: (report bad anchors)

Click for more images
Walk around the corner 40 feet left of the previous route to this layback crack.
Moves: Hands
Stays Dry:
Owner: NFS
Steepness:

Add / Edit Tags

Route Spray
Show Project
Quality Consensus
 

2.08 stars (12 votes)
Grade Consensus
5.6 (9 votes)

You must login to save your input!
stars
grade
attempts
+
-
spray
+ add
project
+ add

Charts

Photos


Submitted by: towermasterhand
Date: Jun 8th, 2009

Comments

1
Anonymous said on March 17th, 2005
the webbing anchor is more up further, more like 40 ft
2
Ascentionist said on December 7th, 2005
You can set up a TR by soloing part way up St. Alphonso's and traversing through vertical rhodo to a point above hte crack. No, seriously, you can.
3
DuppyC said on May 31st, 2006
had a copperhead jump into our setup area at the base of this climb yesterday.
4
DuppyC said on May 31st, 2006
Oh yah, and this was my first trad lead, more like 40ft than 25.
5
towermasterhand said on June 8th, 2009
there is a good piece of green webbing wrapped around the rhodo at the top of the route I saw it and rapelled from it 6/6/09 it held me with no probs and I am 170 lbs. you might want to double check after a few weeks or so to make sure the tree is still solid though before you trust it. fun climb thought.
6
jenbongo said on March 22nd, 2011
New aqua blue webbing was added to the rhodo anchor on 20 March 2011, and it held a ~200 lb pregnant woman. It felt much harder than 5.5 to both of us, but kinda fun.
7
rjackson said on February 7th, 2016
You can get a lot of adventure in 40 feet . . . :-)