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Coopers Rock State Forest

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Coopers Rock State Forest 

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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.

54 Total Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Coopers Rock State Forest:
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
Tomb Raider   V3- 6A     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Tilted Tree Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Green Block Test Piece   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Green Block
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Upper Rock City : Roundhouse Boulder
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Tendon Repair Kit
Twist Dah Hick   V5 6C     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Ship's Prow   V5 6C     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Helicopter   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Warm-Up Boulders
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

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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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.