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by john e aragon
Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Murder Branch
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Murder Branch

The forest service gate to the Murder Branch climbing area is now open. It usually stays open through deer season. But not always. Murder Branch is near Long Bow boat ramp on Cave Run Lake the road is called Big Woods near the now closed Ross's Grocery. There is a mix of trad and sport. But the trad...
by john e aragon
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Morgan Co Tornado
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Morgan Co Tornado

Hello to my friends in the climbing world. Many of you have called and asked how we are here in Morgan Co. My family and my property are fine. However the county was totally destroyed. Thanks to God very few people lost their lives , none I know. I work for the telephone co. so I have been woking 24...
by john e aragon
Mon May 23, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: Front Page
Topic: Take a vote
Replies: 36
Views: 101780

Re: Take a vote

sorry to come in late with this but, outside the Red most trad routes go up "ground up". That is the proper way to do things . Top down is only the norm in New Ohio (Red River Gorge).
by john e aragon
Sun Nov 28, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Trad
Topic: Where to???
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Re: Where to???

Little laurel
Lost Creek
Cold Cave Creek
Murder Branch
ALL TRAD, ALL GREAT AREAS
by john e aragon
Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Sport
Topic: Hardest sport route for the grade
Replies: 95
Views: 15610

Re: Hardest sport route for the grade

Possum Lips, to Defy the Laws of Tradition both get my vote. RedHot Chilli Pepper gets an honorable mention.
by john e aragon
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Closed routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Re: Closed routes?

great news! i can not wait. Seriously, whats the word.
by john e aragon
Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Closed routes?
Replies: 6
Views: 1206

Closed routes?

Is there any plan to reopen any of the fenced off routes in rock shelters. It has been more than 5 years since the first ones were closed and they are still closed. Are they going to be closed forever or is there a plan to reopen them?
by john e aragon
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Shoes for a 7 yr old
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

Re: Shoes for a 7 yr old

Cave Run Bike & Outdoor shop carries shoes for children. The owners have a young son who climbs and many friends with children that climb. Check there, they will sale you a new or possibly a used pair. I believe they have a web site.
by john e aragon
Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Jumars on dynamic rope
Replies: 7
Views: 3460

Re: Jumars on dynamic rope

The only thing I have noticed is that a dynamic line looses some of it's stretch if you jug it ALOT.
by john e aragon
Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: More climbing!
Topic: white rocks
Replies: 28
Views: 4917

Climbing is not allowed in this area. Climbing magazine mentioned this area several issues back. Currently the powers at be are reviewing the issue and the no climbing statis may change. Normally i would say go for it, this is a romote area with good climbing and locals who do not care about climbin...
by john e aragon
Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: just spotted a bear...
Replies: 15
Views: 3323

Did it occur to you take pictures of it, or have your dogs bark at it, or feed it, or just generally molest it until it attacked you? NO, you say. Well do not worry the government will kill it anyway.
by john e aragon
Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Buried in Muir Valley!
Replies: 52
Views: 13362

I agree with limiting traffic by limiting cars. This only makes sense. You have a limited resourse in Muir Valley. People who work or pay get the resourses everyone gets the scraps.
by john e aragon
Fri Jan 01, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Best time of year to visit?
Replies: 15
Views: 7120

The fall is best. But the weather is flickle in Kentucky. In 10 days though you should at least get a couple of good days. THis is worst case senerio of course. Stay in the gorge, accomadations are not five star but you can get most everything you need here in the gorge.
by john e aragon
Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Where to live around the RRG?
Replies: 27
Views: 4881

Do not move down here we are all inbreed assholes. Can't you tell that by reading most of the posts on this site.
by john e aragon
Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Looking for kids climbing shoes.
Replies: 3
Views: 872

John Haight owner of Cave Run Bike and Outdoor Shop might be able to help you out his son is 5 and climbs some. I bought my sons shoes there and mention about trading them in when he out grew them, John said he might get something start like that for our kids and others he knows. I believe they have...