Bridge Area Rock Climbing
The NRG Bridge. Climbing surrounds this obvious la...
Most instant satisfaction crags in the New River Gorge. Also, this area was among the first developed by early New River Gorge climbers. Many Climbers planning a day out will start off meeting here, then make plans.
Some great rainy day routes can be found here as the all of the crags have a southern aspect.
Park at obvious pullout under the New River Gorge Bridge (heading north on rt 19 take three rights after crossing Bridge)
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
71 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',42],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridge Area
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Featured Route For Bridge Area
Marionette 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Bridge Buttress
Start off on a jug, move into thin tips laybacking in the bulging corner. At the top of the corner is a slam dunk move out right to a sloper then traverse one move left onto good jugs. The crux is next and it is pulling out of the mini-roof. Punch it out of the crux with an airy deadpoint to a great jug. Fight the pump to the top and work the good hands to their end. Punch it to the anchors and don't fall off those last sloping crimps, they get sharp and strange at the very top....[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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Bridge after the rain. Still from a video.