The Cirque makes for a fantastic winter season cra...
Overhanging rock!! stays dry in the rain
Hope you can climb solid 5.12
There have been a couple of instances of the fixed draws/slings breaking here in he past few years, remember to inspect the gear, dont just clip it blindly.
Use Miners ladders (Cirque ladders).
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
22 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Cirque
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cirque:
New Life 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Power Lung 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Graffiti 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Hourglass 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Sloth 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Proper Soul 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For The Cirque
Finders Keepers 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : The Cirque
This route starts with some semi-strenuous moves through a bulge, followed by a couple nice moves on slopey features. Once through this section move left toward some large jigsaw plates. Enjoy long reaches and lie back moves until you encounter a final horizontal ledge. Rest at the ledge and then get ready to ramp up the intensity for the last three bolts of climbing. Be prepared for some aggressive moves through crimps, sidepulls and slopers. If you're carrying a pump the anchor clip can b...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
The Cirque, looking downstream