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Bonemaster Gear Fling, The S 
Channel Zero S 
Color Blind T 
Crescent Moon T 
Crimes of Fashion T 
Dead Ráibéad T 
Double Feature S 
Double Flat S 
Harlequin S 
Jackie Gleason Flake, The T 
Jesus and Tequila  S 
Libertine S 
Lunar Debris T 
Moonraker T 
Muckraker S 
Quinsana Plus S 
Rabbit Almost Died, The T 
Rainy Day Route S 
Sacrilege S 
Satanic Verses S 
Walking on the Moon T 
Wire Train T 

Honeymooner's Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05426, -81.05828 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Aug 22, 2007
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Description 

Honeymooners is stacked with outstanding bolted and mixed testpieces. During the cooler seasons, this is a must-visit area for 5.12 and 5.13 leaders looking for classic technical routes.

Getting There 

Hike in from fern point parking area, or the Nuttal parking area off of Lansing Edmond road. take the trail upstream from Diamond point and downstream from Miner's Ladders you'll find a sign that leads you to the "Climber's Access" sign that'll take you down the ladders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.3 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Honeymooner's Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Honeymooner's Area:
Crescent Moon   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Lunar Debris   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 70'   
Muckraker   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Bonemaster Gear Fling   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Harlequin   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sacrilege   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Jesus and Tequila    5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Libertine   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Quinsana Plus   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Honeymooner's Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Jesus and Tequila

Jesus and Tequila 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Honeymooner's Area
Stick clip the first bolt and start from the top of the boulder by leaning across the gap to reach the first holds. Once established on the face, climb up and around to the right of the arete and back to the left side to clip the 2nd bolt. From here, work up the left side of the arete to the 5th bolt. Clipping the 5th bolt is difficult and much easier if the draws are hung. The crux begins at the 5th bolt. Utilize several crimps and find a way to gain the positive hold above at the base of a sha...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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