America’s Best Climbing Area- Red River Gorge
Rock climbing in Red River Gorge is popular since the 50s and 60s. Here, climbing is done at a large number of small separate cliffs. It has a wide variety of traditional and sport-climbing routes. Image Source
Some of the climbing routes in Red River Gorge are-
How to reach:
The nearest is Abuquerque International Airport. From the airport, the best option is to take a rental car and drive to any climbing route of the Red River Gorge, which will take about 3 hrs. You can also take a bus, shuttle or charter from the airport.
Enchantment Helicopters provide helicopter flights from Albuquerque Double Eagle II Airport to Red River Gorge.
Amtrak provides its train services in Lexington in Kentucky, which is just one hour away from Red River Gorge. From the train station, take a rental car or bus to reach the climbing point in Red River Gorge.
Red River Gauge is well connected by road to its surrounding places like Lexington.
Best time to visit: Spring and Fall
Professional service: Professional education and guidance is available for rock climbing