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Idol Point Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.05501, -81.06123 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on May 24, 2007

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Idol point rappel is here, as well as a few tall very challenging lines, that are awesome to top-out and scare the tourons.

Getting There 

Take the trail from the parking area, follow the signs to Idol Point, rappel.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Idol Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Idol Point:
Riding the Crest of the Wave   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 140'   
Spectre   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Idol Point Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Idol Point

Riding the Crest of the Wave 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Idol Point
Two Pitches, one of the only in the NRG.P1: Begin 10 ft left of outside corner, and under a ledge. work up and left towards a small pine on a ledge.P2: From right edge of ledge climb an arete then head up to a flake then to another flake, head up final corner, and roof step left place pro and finish by going up and right above the roof on the face above.This is a Classic Line!!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

Photos of Idol Point Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.
BETA PHOTO: View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.

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