Keeney's Buttress Rock Climbing
Virtually unvisited crag 1/2 mile upstream from Beauty Mountain. This crag can be a welcome escape during crowded labor day weekend.
Tall proud lines from 5.9-5.11 can be found here, come to pull hard, place sweet pro and have a blast in a most wilderness experience.
Park as for Beauty mountain, but head upstream and you'll find Keeney's Buttress shortly.
Weather station 4.2 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Keeney's Buttress
Earn Your Dinner 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Keeney's Buttress
Really fun, variety-filled trad climb, and one of the few at Keeney's Buttress that stays dry in light rain or seepage. It is definitely solid at the grade.It starts with a straight-in splitter that will take some not-so-straight-in technique to get up. After about 35 feet of splitter, you wind up beneath a scoop and a roof. Place some gear, the heelhook and drop-knee your way out the roof. Even after you get established over the roof it's not over until you get to a no-hands stance beneath ...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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Aug 10, 2007
you have to go through the cave approach!