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Coopers Rock State Forest  


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Description 

Coopers Rock in West Virginia is a boulderers paradise. Though not a "destination" crag like HP40, Rocktown and the likes, Coopers Rock none-the-less offers a great concentration of high quality boulder problems within day trip range of Pittsburgh, Baltimore and the Washington D.C. area.

Getting There 

Located in WV. I-68, exit 15 is the Coopers Rock exit. Morgantown, WV is the closest major city.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

57 Total Routes

['4 Stars',10],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',10],['V2-3',26],['V4-5',19],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Coopers Rock State Forest:
Tilted Tree Slab   V0 4     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Practitioner   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Black Scar   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Local Color   V2- 5+     Boulder   Roadside : Mad Butcher Block
Tomb Raider   V3- 6A     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Tilted Tree Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Poundin' The Pooch   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Helicopter   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Warm-Up Boulders
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Upper Rock City : Roundhouse Boulder
Green Block Test Piece   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Green Block
Ship's Prow   V5 6C     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Twist Dah Hick   V5 6C     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Tendon Repair Kit
Raiders of the Lost Tomb   V5+ 6C+     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Pocket Problem   V6 7A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
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Featured Route For Coopers Rock State Forest
Twist Dah Hick

Twist Dah Hick V5 6C  WV : Coopers Rock State Forest : ... : Tilted Tree Corridor
Personally, my favorite problem in the forest. Start on an obvious jug and follow the left side of the arete to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By Phil S
From: Bethlehem, NH
Mar 8, 2012
This is a fun video I put together from some days spent at Coopers this past summer. It's a great bouldering area with lots of variety and few crowds.