Honeymooner's Area Rock Climbing
Doug Fischer on Quinsana Plus, 5.13a.
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.
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Honeymooner's Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Honeymooner's Area:
Muckraker 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Sacrilege 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Harlequin 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'
Featured Route For Honeymooner's Area
Quinsana Plus 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Honeymooner's Area
Start by climbing up the slab past the first 2 bolts to reach the overhang. At the overhang, traverse all the way to the left side to clip the 3rd bolt and get a shake out. From here, climb straight up on positive holds to reach a rail, clip the 4th bolt and traverse back right. Climb up, a bit left on small but positive holds to make a big reach to a positive hold and clip the 5th bolt. From here, traverse left, clip the 6th bolt and head up and left for a good shake. Traverse up and rig...[more] Browse More Classics in WV