Promised Area Rock Climbing
Very few people go here, but there are some good gear lines.
Same as for bridge buttress, but continue west on trails just above the road.
Climbing Season For the Bridge Area area.
Weather station 3.8 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Promised Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Promised Area:
Happy Head 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Promised 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Promised Area
Esse Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Promised Area
Short and sweet, Esse Crack is definitely worth checking out. At only about 40 feet long, this S-shaped finger crack has a variety of entertaining moves and only a moderately difficult 10c. The crux is probably up towards the top, where the feet get thin and the crack can be a bit damp at times....[more] Browse More Classics in WV