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Jacob's Ladder Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05651, -81.04878 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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Description 

This wall is one of the most secluded sections of the Endless wall. There are not a whole bunch of high quality routes here, but its worth the hike to climb the Mechanical Bull (13a). Most routes are 5.11 to 5.12 with an equal distribution of trad and sport lines.

Getting There 

Take the ladders to the cirque and then hike for ten minutes along the base of the cliff (climbers left). Total approach time from the Cirque ladders is 10 minutes. You'll know you're close when you pass by the obvious 10' "Stalagtite" that is imbedded in the ground.

Climbing Season

For the Endless Wall area.

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',4],['5.13',1],['>=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]


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Trends up and right up broken cliff, loose rock and ledges.Usually soloed as a climb out at the end of the day.Loose rock, a bit of exposure and mixes of 3rd class make it a memorable end of a day. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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