Red River Gorge - Rocktoberfest 2006

Photographs by Devaki Murch — On October 13-15 hundreds of climbers from around the world descended on the Red River Gorge, East of Lexington, Kentucky for Rocktoberfest 2006. Miguel's and Torrent/Mark's Mountain Barbecue hosted parties every night. The event will kicked Friday night October 13th at Miguel's with the Reel Rock Film Tour with premiers of First Ascent & Dosage Vol. 4. On Saturday the day started off with a Yoga session, a Warrior's Way Rock Climbing Clinic by Arno Ilgner, Learn how to make or keep your dog a great crag companion - presented by Janet Caine of Hug-a-Pup Dog Training, and a Photography Clinic by presented by Wes Allen. On Saturday night October 14th, Jason Kehl presented his Never Let Go slideshow at Torrent followed by a Dyno-comp + party - food, beer, raffle, etc ... Finally, on Sunday October 15th, Katie Brown presented a Girl's Climbing Clinic, and Bart Bledsoe presented an Aid Climbing Clinic. Fall is the best season for climbing in Red River Gorge and Rocktoberfest is the area's premier event.