Elevation: 1,778 ft
GPS: 38.078, -81.063 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on Oct 10, 2007
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
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Description

This is the quintessential NRG area with varied climbing on all types of features. During the summer there are cooler crags such as Kaymoor, Sunshine, and sometimes Beauty (depends on wall). The winter brings the cooler temps and crags like Endless that get full sun are prime. Welcome to the NRG.  Be aware that if you are bringing a dog to the crag within the New River Gorge, it's on National Park Service land, and thus you'll need to keep dogs a leash.

Location

All of the crags surrounding Fayetteville inside the New River Gorge.

984 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at New River Gorge Proper

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 88
Two Bag Face
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 255
Four Sheets to the Wind
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 145
Super Crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 109
Springboard
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 126
Burning Calves
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 112
Party in My Mind
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 132
Rapscallion's Blues
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 277
Legacy
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 173
Aesthetica
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 156
Scenic Adult
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 92
Disturbance
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 99
Freaky Stylee
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 129
Psycho Wrangler
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 90
Bullet the New Sky
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 92
Thunderstruck
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Two Bag Face Fern Buttress > 3) Workmen's Buttress
 88
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
Four Sheets to the Wind Junkyard Area > Junkyard Wall
 255
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Super Crack Beauty Mountain > 7) Thunder Buttress
 145
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Springboard Fern Buttress > 7) Orchard Wall
 109
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Burning Calves Beauty Mountain > 5) Burning Buttress
 126
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Party in My Mind Endless Wall > B) Party Buttress
 112
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Rapscallion's Blues Junkyard Area > Junkyard Wall
 132
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Legacy Endless Wall > J) Snake Buttress
 277
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Aesthetica Endless Wall > M) Fantasy Area
 173
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Scenic Adult Kaymoor > 7. Seven Eleven Wall
 156
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Disturbance Beauty Mountain > 4) Genocide Cave
 92
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Freaky Stylee Endless Wall > B) Party Buttress
 99
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Psycho Wrangler Cotton Hill > Cotton Top
 129
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Bullet the New Sky Endless Wall > J) Snake Buttress
 90
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Thunderstruck Kaymoor > 5. White Wall
 92
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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