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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',25],['2 Stars',17],['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
Black Scar   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Practitioner   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Local Color   V2- 5+     Boulder   Roadside : Mad Butcher Block
Always Dry Roof   V2 5+     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Tomb Raider   V3- 6A     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Poundin' The Pooch   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Tilted Tree Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Electric Avenue   V4- 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Tilted Tree : Electric Avenue Boulder
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Upper Rock City : Roundhouse Boulder
Green Block Test Piece   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Green Block
Helicopter   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Warm-Up Boulders
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Tendon Repair Kit
Ship's Prow   V5 6C     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Twist Dah Hick   V5 6C     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
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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Helicopter

Helicopter V5 6C  WV : Coopers Rock State Forest : ... : Warm-Up Boulders
Start as far back as you can on jugs and follow the flake system out the roof to the lip. Make a long move and finish with a topout. Not dabbing is definitely one of the cruxes....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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