Bridge Area Rock Climbing
Bridge after the rain. Still from a video.
Most instant satisfaction crags in the New River Gorge. Also, this area was among the first developed by early New River Gorge climbers. Many Climbers planning a day out will start off meeting here, then make plans.
Some great rainy day routes can be found here as the all of the crags have a southern aspect.
Park at obvious pullout under the New River Gorge Bridge (heading north on rt 19 take three rights after crossing Bridge)
Weather station 3.9 miles from here
73 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',43],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridge Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bridge Area:
Featured Route For Bridge Area
Afternoon Delight 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
: The New River Gorge
: ... : The Pinnacle
P1: Chimney up the impossible to protect section to anchor placed prefectly to haul your clients up with a 3 to 1 plus 1. Have your clients sit behind you on the huge ledge still on cowtail belay. 45'P2: Solo the short face to Bolted anchor, again set up for a haul if need-be. 20'P3: Mantle, and solo the exposed right face to the summit, find th anchor bolts, extend your anchor and belay up your seconds and enjoy the view(and you tips!).Lower: Pair of bolts on north side provide double rope rapp...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
The NRG Bridge. Climbing surrounds this obvious la...