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 Podium

This route is located in the Southern Region at Velo Crag

Cheater's Trophy Loss Lament

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The Drafter 5.11d (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Matthew Jaggers, Zach Wilson in 2021
Length: 80ft
Bolts: 10 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Fight through the fingers and tips smeary layback flake, to find crimps and jugs to the anchor. Use the old chain anchor as the last bolt and continue past to the lower offs on the upper ledge. Bring your favorite "no feet" shoes, and make sure your fingers are warm.
Moves: Fingery, Pumpy
Descent: Lower Offs
Stays Dry: Does not stay dry
Owner: RRGCC

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