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L to R R to L Alpha
A Touch of Tango T 
Angel's Arete T,TR 
Are You An Idiot? T 
Are You Experienced? T 
Blunder and Frightening T,TR 
Butterbeans T 
Chockstone T,TR 
Dogfight T 
Dresden Corner T 
Easily Flakey T,TR 
Englishman's Crack T 
Gag Reflex T 
Handsome and Well-Hung T 
High Times T 
Horton's Tree T 
International Incident T 
Jaws T,TR 
Labor Day T 
Layback T 
Let the Wind Blow S 
Let's Get Physical T 
Macho Man T 
Marionette T,TR 
Mayfly T 
Mean Old Mr. Gravity S 
Mega Magic S 
Monkey See, Monkey Do T,TR 
Penalty Situation T,TR 
Pirouette  S 
Raptured T 
Strategem, The S 
Strech Armstrong S 
Team Machine S 
Tree Route, The T,TR 
Underfling T 
Zag T,TR 

Bridge Buttress Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.152, -80.9272 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 10, 2007


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Sunny, Easily accessible, high usage area (especially by newbies and guides)

Recently many of the climbs have had anchors placed on the top of them, hopefully this will preserve the trees that have managed to survive the past 20 years of abuse.

First Area developed during the early 80s, location of the first lead (Zag 5.8), the first 5.10 (The Tree Route), first 5.11 (Englishman's Crack), and first 5.12 (Let the Wind Blow)

Getting There 

Heading north from Fayetteville take three rights after going over bridge, cliff is to your north once you pass under bridge

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

36 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bridge Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bridge Buttress:
Easily Flakey   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Zag   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR   
Layback   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Jaws   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Chockstone   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
Butterbeans   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Tree Route   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 85'   
Angel's Arete   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b R     Trad, TR, 70'   
Blunder and Frightening   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 50'   
Underfling   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 75'   
Labor Day   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 80'   
Handsome and Well-Hung   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Englishman's Crack   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
High Times   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad   
Marionette   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
A Touch of Tango   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dresden Corner   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a R     Trad, 70'   
Team Machine   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Strech Armstrong   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
The Strategem   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 60'   
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Featured Route For Bridge Buttress
Rock Climbing Photo: Tree route sans tree

The Tree Route 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Bridge Buttress
This route ascends the facey/cracky start into the corner (where there used to be a tree). them up the corner using some interesting moves involving a hand smear and weird off balance moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

Photos of Bridge Buttress Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Bridge Area from across the river
BETA PHOTO: Bridge Area from across the river
Rock Climbing Photo: Save the cliff, get on the sharp end
BETA PHOTO: Save the cliff, get on the sharp end

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By Ladd
Aug 28, 2007
In the most recent Cater guidebook he says Pirouette (5.12d) has no has been re-equipped.

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