Middle Beauty Rock Climbing
Home to some classic NRG trad lines including Chasin' the Wind
The next section of rock walking upstream from the Burning Buttress
. Once you reach the extremly large roof in which Air lies, the Thunder Buttress section of the cliff starts.
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Middle Beauty
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Middle Beauty:
Air 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Middle Beauty
Chasin' the Wind 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Middle Beauty
Climb the finger crack to a set of shuts. About 1/2 way up this crack, it gets harder, but only for about 10 ft. The majority of the climb is 5.10. The route climbs in a similar fashion to many of the NRG 11's, as there are bomber finger locks between reachy thin sections. This is a route you should not pass up if you are in the area and this is your grade. There are direct starts to reach the ledge: Nazz, Nazz (5.12c sport) or Gone With the Wind (5.12a trad). Access to this route from th...[more] Browse More Classics in WV