Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Orange Oswald Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Baby Has a Bolt Gun S 
Barfing Butterflies S 
Chunko Goes Bowling S 
Fabulous Groupies S 
Hell With That, The T 
Hippie Dreams S 
Hunger Artist, The T 
Just Say No T 
Moon Pie Deluxe S 
Orange Express S 
Orange Oswald S 
Scoot Your Muffin S 
She got the Bosch, I got Drilled S 
Snub Nose S 
Souled Out S 
Strong Arming the Little Guy S 
Unnamed Crack T 
Unnamed Crack 5.6 T 
Voodoo Surfing S 

Orange Oswald Wall Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 38.2418, -80.8402 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 12,416
Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Ladd on Jul 6, 2007
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [2 people like this page.]

Description 

Enjoy the sun and the water at your back. Orange Oswald is a wonderful place to come and spend a day climbing 5.10.

Getting There 

The farthest cliff to climbers right. 10 min walk from the ladders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',6],['5.10',9],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Orange Oswald Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Orange Oswald Wall:
Hippie Dreams   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 75'   
Just Say No   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
The Hell With That   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Souled Out   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Chunko Goes Bowling   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 90'   
Unnamed Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Fabulous Groupies   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
She got the Bosch, I got Drilled   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 90'   
Orange Oswald   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Scoot Your Muffin   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Strong Arming the Little Guy   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Voodoo Surfing   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Orange Express   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Baby Has a Bolt Gun   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Barfing Butterflies   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Orange Oswald Wall

Featured Route For Orange Oswald Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Great hands through the final roof.  Fingers below...

Unnamed Crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall
30 feet of good hands to red slings attached to a bomber fixed piece and a mostly secure fixed nut. Continue past to a ledge, climb through a 15 foot offwidth section, pull under and out the crack leading through the roof to the top. By far the best gear line in Summersville....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

Photos of Orange Oswald Wall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Nice climbs !
Nice climbs !
Rock Climbing Photo: Kristin on Hippie Dreams.
Kristin on Hippie Dreams.
Rock Climbing Photo: Orange Oswald Wall
BETA PHOTO: Orange Oswald Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Typical crowds at Orange Oswald. Not as crowded in...
Typical crowds at Orange Oswald. Not as crowded in...

Comments on Orange Oswald Wall Add Comment
Show which comments
By Chris Whisenhunt
Administrator
From: Fayetteville, WV
Jun 6, 2012
As of June 2012 a lot of the rap rings on the more popular routes are very worn.
By Alan Precup
Jan 9, 2015
First Trip to the New River gorge area. Great rock, consistent routes, and we didn't see another soul the 2 days we were there. Perfect way to bring in the New Year.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!