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Canadian (variation), The S 
Crouch, The S 
Finders Keepers S 
Freedom Tree S 
Graffiti S 
Hasta La Vista S 
Hourglass S 
Live and Let Live S 
Mr. McGoo S 
Nag S 
New Life S 
Norse Code S 
Power Lung S 
Proper Soul S 
Ride The Lightning S 
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Skylore Engine S 
Sloth S 
Superstition S 
Trebuchet S 
Warm-Up, The S 
Where's Bulimia? T 

The Cirque Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05606, -81.04325 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 11, 2007
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The Cirque makes for a fantastic winter season cra...

Description 

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.

Getting There 

Use Miners ladders (Cirque ladders).

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',4],['5.12',10],['5.13',5],['>=5.14',2],['',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 The Cirque

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cirque:
The Warm-Up   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 50'   
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'   
Finders Keepers   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Hasta La Vista   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Sloth   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Superstition   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 2 pitches, 100'   
Skylore Engine   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 95'   
Ride The Lightning   5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Proper Soul   5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For The Cirque
Rock Climbing Photo: Stefan Glowacz looking super calm and collected on...

Ride The Lightning 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Cirque
Get ready for some real climbing on this one. Start climbing up the extremely thin, steep face until you reach the huge roof. At the roof start surfin out left doing underclings, hand jams, and even some chimney moves. This route literally has it all. Use a sixty meter rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

Photos of The Cirque Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cirque in profile.
The Cirque in profile.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Cirque, looking downstream
The Cirque, looking downstream

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