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Wildcat Ridge Trail
A wild ride along the ridge finishing with a fast, narrow descent. Near Marmet, West Virginia
Middle Ridge Trail
A flowing singletrack following the ridge line from the front of Kanawha State Forest to the back. Near Charleston, West Virginia
Charlie's Challenge (Back)
Charlie's Challenge has the best views on Charles Fork Lake. Near Spencer, West Virginia
Trevor's Trail
If you only have one lap to do at Charles Fork Lake, don't skip Trevor's! Near Spencer, West Virginia
A side loop off of Dalton also providing access to the Long Point trailhead. Near Fayetteville, West Virginia
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Kanawha State Park  

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Elevation: 780'
Location: 38.26549, -81.66757 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Brandon Marks on Jan 21, 2012
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Boulders at the top of Ballard. So much potential.


Kanawha State Park in Charleston, WV is not by any means a destination crag, but does have some potential and offer some good rock. It does not seem to be crowded, but the rock is sandstone and quite skin friendly.

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Weather station 5.9 miles from here

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Start on left side of roadside face, hands matched on large edge. Move left hand up to sloping edge and quickly bump up and over the bulge to a good sloping pocket. Get feet up and get right hand way out right to another good sloping pocket. Move feet over and move left hand up to patina crimp on the arete. Move up to sloper top out and mantle....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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Good place for top rope, using trees as anchors.
Good place for top rope, using trees as anchors.
More boulders at the top of Ballard. So much poten...
More boulders at the top of Ballard. So much poten...
So much potential.
So much potential.
A nice roof that has so many potential problems to...
A nice roof that has so many potential problems to...
Potential routes!!
Potential routes!!

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