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Amazing collection of sport routes on the rim with Northern exposure directly across from Diamond Point. Lots of steep routes, big holds and shady summer days make this area a favorite of summer Rock Climbing guides, Raft guides and locals alike.
Important to know: this area is shady and stays wet after rain for at leat a day.
Exception: there are many routes that don't get rained on, but seepage can be a problem. Check out the Dr. Topo guidebook topo here
By Roger's campground (ask a local for directions (they are a little complicated)
Follow a rafting bus to the lower new put in take turn left one street before they do
Basically, Kaymoor is south west of Fayetteville proper. Go through town (both lights) take your first left onto road name I can't remember, drive for 10 min take a left to Roger's Campground. Park. Hike north to rim, Climb.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
83 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',18],['3 Stars',42],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Kaymoor
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Thunderstruck 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : White Wall
The New River Gorge Rock Climbs (Wolverine Publishing) guidebook says: "Begin by climbing the leaning flake to gain the face. The moves above are thought-provoking, powerful, and technical. Everything you're looking for in a world class route." Easy climbing leads up through the first three bolts, followed by a thin crack. Climbing thin edges leads up to a traverse and a dyno, with a crux at the top. This route is an extremely aesthetic line that is worth entering into 5.12 climbing for....[more] Browse More Classics in WV
By Chip Phillips
From: Broomfield, CO
Jan 11, 2010
For historical purposes and future guidebook authors, I am adding this information at this time about Upper Kaymoor.
I established two routes here in 1997. They may be found by walking east from the Glory Hole around the corner and continuing for another 100 yards or so until you come to a tall and fairly clean wall. Just right of here is a left-facing dihedral and two decent 70 foot routes are just right of the dihedral. Left to right:
Full Moon Fever 10b/c (6 bolts)
Meteor Shower 11b (7 bolts)
When I was climbing there in the 1990's, there were other route possibilities nearby and several mixed routes further east along this wall.