Elevation: 1,110 ft
GPS: 38.116, -81.141 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jeremy Steck on May 10, 2010 with improvements by CWB
Admins: Pnelson, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones
Access Issue: NO DRONES ON NATIONAL PARKLANDS Details

Description

This is one of the farthest-downstream crags of the NRG; several miles below Bubba City, and below Hawk's Nest Dam on the New. It's home to a number of good sport routes; Psycho Wrangler, 5.12a, is not to be missed. If this area has seen rain recently, especially a heavy rain, expect to have some runoff, particularly the vertical wall right of Psycho Wrangler.  Many of the routes stay wet for a couple days on this wall after a heavy rain. Contrary to semantic nitpicking by some people with too much time on their hands, this area is part of the NRG Proper despite being cut off from the Greater Endless Wall cliffband.  

Getting There

From Fayetteville, drive north on 16 for 7 miles until you hit a bridge that crosses over the New River, just below the Hawk's Nest Dam. The parking is immediately on the right after crossing the bridge.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cotton Hill

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 7
We Got Problems
Boulder
V5 6C
 10
Johnny Chimpo
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 7
Incident
Boulder
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 24
Cotton Gin and Tonic
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Management Wore Masks
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 162
Cottonmouth
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Essence
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 114
Cottonhead
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 5
Government Overreach
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 113
Q-tip
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 43
End of Innocence
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Shack Rouster
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Cotton the Act
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 127
Psycho Wrangler
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 21
Intergalactic Orcas
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
We Got Problems Cotton Top
 7
V2 5+ Boulder
Johnny Chimpo Cotton Top
 10
V5 6C Boulder
Incident Cotton Top
 7
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
Cotton Gin and Tonic Cotton Top
 24
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Management Wore Masks Cotton Club
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Cottonmouth Cotton Top
 162
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Essence Cotton Club
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Cottonhead Cotton Top
 114
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Government Overreach Cotton Club
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Q-tip Cotton Top
 113
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
End of Innocence Cotton Top
 43
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Shack Rouster Cotton Club
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Cotton the Act Cotton Top
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Psycho Wrangler Cotton Top
 127
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Intergalactic Orcas Cotton Top
 21
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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