Butcher's Branch Rock Climbing
April, 2014 Photo: Tainiko Lowman
Collection of sports climbs 5.9-5.13-
This crag holds climbs for every sport climber. There are super pumpy 10s long 5.9s, and super classic 11+s, 12s, and 13s.
This is an awesome place that stays cool during the summer, well, as cool as possible.
Seeps after rain for at least one full day.
park at rogers take west trail and keep heading downhill to the west
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Butcher's Branch
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher's Branch:
Boing 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Springer 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 75'
Bag, The 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 60'
Lost Souls 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Control 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Ministry 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 55'
Kaos 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 45'
Featured Route For Butcher's Branch
Flight of the Gumby 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Butcher's Branch
This climb starts on the right wall of the obvious huge left facing corner of Butcher's branch. Grab some jugs right off the ground and muscle your way up to better holds moving toward the arete as you go. About halfway up you'll traverse to the right side of the arete utilizing a small ledge. Follow the bolts up as the moves get more balance and sequence dependent.Classic climb that usually has a little line. A full-value route....[more] Browse More Classics in WV