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Idol Point  

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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

For the Endless Wall area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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

Idol Point Arete 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Idol Point
Start at the wide crack to the right of the arete. Climb up passing a low bolt and gain a stance on a large ledge with many loose flakes. Make a reachy move to pull the first overhang to gain a stance under the second overhang. From here, reach high and left to gain a finger lock and layback on the arete(crux). Rock over to the slab on the left side of the arete. Clip a bolt and traverse around to the right side of the arete to gain a thin crack system. Follow the crack system past 2 bolts ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.
BETA PHOTO: View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.

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