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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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Description 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Idol Point:
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

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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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