Friends over things, outside over inside. Will you go out with us? #OptOutside — Join Us Outside
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Rock Climbing Photo: Crescent Moon at Endless Wall.

Member Since: Oct 15, 2010
Last Visit: 6 hours ago
Contact MattThomas

Point Rank: # 2,296
Total Points: 325
Last Year: 28
Last 30 Days: 1
1 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

Where has MattThomas been climbing?


All 107 | Routes 22 | Areas 2 | Photos 13 | Page Improvements | Comments 10 | Posts 38 | Stars 21 | Ratings 1

Contributed Comments


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Malibu Creek State Park : Toddler Terrace : Grabnabber (5.8)
By: MattThomas When: 1 day ago

view comment >>
Comments: As of last Sunday, the shuts were more than halfway worn and the first 3-4 bolts are loose in their holes.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Fern Buttress : Fern Creek Falls : Fall Line (5.12b)
By: MattThomas When: Nov 8, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: As of today there is a scary tree trunk hanging from the edge of the cliff down to the bolts for this route.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Honeymooner's Area : Crescent Moon (5.7)
By: MattThomas When: Nov 3, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Great climb. I thought all the horizontal placements were pretty bad. If leading this again, I would take only a #3, two or three #4s, and two #5s. On lead 30' above your last pro it's comforting to wedge yourself in the crack but climbs easier if you stay on the edge.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fern Point : Seventh Sign (5.7)
By: MattThomas When: Sep 22, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: Fun, moderate alternative to the tenuous sport slabs that surround it. Starts with awkward moves up a corner without great gear. After the corner you gain a series of ledges with trees and good gear. Then you can layback right up the flake or go left up to the tree and large crack. Trees at the top for anchors.

Location: NC : Crowders Mountain : Main Climbing Areas : David's Castle (backside) : Ooga Chocka (5.8)
By: MattThomas When: Apr 6, 2015

view comment >>
Comments: This is a great route. Very different on lead.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Hawksbill Mtn : Main Wall : Lost in Space (5.10b) : Photo
By: MattThomas When: Sep 26, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Stoked to see this picture on the front page. Kris and Jay, hope you guys doing well: I was on the Inner Peaks team when you were coaching. Thanks for introducing me to this sport!

Location: NC : Pilot Mountain : Parking Lot : Chicken Bone (5.8)
By: MattThomas When: Mar 15, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Bring 12 draws and a 60 meter rope. Amazing climb.

Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face : Banana (5.6)
By: MattThomas When: Apr 30, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: As of yesterday that rock is still there, though it seems ready to fall at any moment.

Location: WV : Bozoo
By: MattThomas When: Apr 28, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: @Curt: You can camp really close to the rocks at the Shanklin's Ferry campground, it's $12 a night. For more info, go here.

Location: OH : Logtown
By: MattThomas When: Aug 18, 2011

view comment >>
Comments: PDF Guidebook can be found here:

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!