Elevation: 1,526 ft
GPS: 38.072, -81.079 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 141,642 total · 825/month
Shared By: Ladd Raine on May 2, 2007
Admins: Chris Whisenhunt, Amanda Smith, Pnelson
Access Issue: NO DRONES ON NATIONAL PARKLANDS Details

Description

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.

Getting There

Park at obvious pullout under the New River Gorge Bridge (heading north on rt 19 take three rights after crossing Bridge)

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bridge Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
 54
Afternoon Delight
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 79
Horton's Tree
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 234
Easily Flakey
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 217
Zag
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
Where Real Men Dare
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 97
Chockstone
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 167
Jaws
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 98
Layback
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 94
Angel's Arete
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 95
The Tree Route
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 50
Butterbeans
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 57
Maranatha
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 84
High Times
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 67
Handsome and Well-Hung
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 54
Marionette
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Afternoon Delight 7 The Pinnacle
 54
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R Trad 3 pitches
Horton's Tree 2 Bridge Buttress
 79
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Easily Flakey 2 Bridge Buttress
 234
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Zag 2 Bridge Buttress
 217
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Where Real Men Dare 3 Maranatha Area
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Chockstone 2 Bridge Buttress
 97
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Jaws 2 Bridge Buttress
 167
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Layback 2 Bridge Buttress
 98
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Angel's Arete 2 Bridge Buttress
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, TR
The Tree Route 2 Bridge Buttress
 95
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Butterbeans 2 Bridge Buttress
 50
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Maranatha 3 Maranatha Area
 57
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
High Times 2 Bridge Buttress
 84
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Handsome and Well-Hung 2 Bridge Buttress
 67
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Marionette 2 Bridge Buttress
 54
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, TR
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