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Endless Wall  


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Description 

4.5 mi. of unbroken cliff line! Only access is by rappelling or ladders.

South facing but shaded by trees, the land above the cliff generally slopes away from the cliff, therefore there is very little runoff in this area, unlike most other NRG walls.

New River Gorge sandstone, bullet hard, awesome features, solid placements.

This area is not guided which makes it prefect for the traveling climber to get away from the crowds at Junkyard and The Bridge Area Crags.

Any climber looking to get away from crowds and get a full day NRG experience on some great bullet hard sandstone, placing gear and/or clipping bolts this is by far the place to come!

Getting There 

Take second right after bridge (heading north). Park at Fern Point trailhead (bottom of hill about 1 mi. from road).

Very few cliff breakdowns; access by ladders (Fern Point, Miner's ladders and Honeymooner's ladders) and rappel. Climbing out is also an option.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

191 Total Routes

['4 Stars',48],['3 Stars',81],['2 Stars',46],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',1]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Endless Wall:
Fantasy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   Fantasy Area
Black and Tan   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 80'   Fantasy Area
Party in My Mind   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Fern Point - Party Buttress
Remission   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Diamond Point
Strike A Scowl   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   Diamond Point
Mellifluous   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Fern Point
Legacy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Snake Buttress
Raging Waters   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Diamond Point
Discombobulated   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 90'   Snake Buttress
Aesthetica   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Fantasy Area
Leave it to Jesus   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 80'   Diamond Point
Freaky Stylee   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Fern Point - Party Buttress
Bullet the New Sky   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 80'   Snake Buttress
Jesus and Tequila    5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Honeymooner's Area
Skylore Engine   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 95'   The Cirque
Dial 911   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Snake Buttress
Quinsana Plus   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Honeymooner's Area
The Racist   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Snake Buttress
Ride The Lightning   5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Cirque
Proper Soul   5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Cirque
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Ride The Lightning 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Cirque
Get ready for some real climbing on this one. Start climbing up the extremely thin, steep face until you reach the huge roof. At the roof start surfin out left doing underclings, hand jams, and even some chimney moves. This route literally has it all. Use a sixty meter rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By Matthew Carpenter
Apr 3, 2015
Endless wall is choss! It's not as big as they say it is, the rock is soft, the grades are soft, the climbs lack any sort thought-provoking movement. The routes are ugly and the rock is unaesthetic. The weather is gross and it's always crowded. Hikers throw their garbage down at you, and the locals...well they're a bunch of gumbyheaded ninnywaggers. Go to the Red instead, that's the only good spot in the whole region!
By Jake Jones
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From: Richmond, VA
Apr 3, 2015
I completely and wholeheartedly support this statement! Thank you Matt for saying publicly what everyone knows to be true. The last sentence is particularly pertinent, and is the most solid advice I have ever heard and should be adhered to strictly.
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