Elevation: 1,895 ft
GPS: 37.128, -82.413 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Aaron Parlier on Apr 1, 2016 · Updates
Admins: Aaron Parlier, Shawn Heath
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closure Details

Description

Climbing 

The Breaks Interstate Park offers sandstone climbing similar to that of the New River Gorge and the Obed with spectacular views.

Climbers must Sign a waiver online or at the park waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5d…  to climb at Breaks, This must be renewed every calendar year.


Waiver

All climbers must renew their waiver each CALENDAR YEAR.  Waivers from 2019 are no longer valid.  Waivers can be filled out at the park in the Lodge or Adventure Center or online here.

Guide Book

The Breaks Guidebook is now officially available.  With 350 routes, excellent maps, and beautiful photos to get you stoked, the official guidebook is the best way to navigate climbing at the park.  The book is available at the main office or for order by e-mailing ClimbCentralAppalachia@gmail.com, or online at breaksparkonlinestore.squar…

Developing

As a relatively new climbing area, the potential for development is vast. Developers must comply with the Breaks developer guidelines .  All developers must apply for a one year development approval. The Breaks is currently offering hardware to approved developers (when in stock).Please fill out a Breaks Developer Application and wait for park approval.  Once approved you'll also have access to park hardware.

Lodging

The Breaks offers hotel rooms, cabins, and camping. Visit breakspark.com for more information.

Other

The Breaks also offers outstanding mountain biking, whitewater rafting, hiking, and fishing. Dogs are permitted in the park, but they must be kept on a leash at all times.

Getting There

627 Commission Cir, Breaks, VA 24607

348 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Breaks Interstate Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 17
Simon Says
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 21
Belle of The Ball
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 19
Spirit Blade
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Golden Gate
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 23
Cornucopia of Delightful Climbing
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 17
Dominion
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Brood of Vipers
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 3
Breaking a Cold Sweat
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Ponies in The Desert
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
#WombLife
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Nutty Buddy
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 8
Yin-Yang
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 6
Breaking the Shield
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
Socios
Sport
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 3
The Magic Trumpet
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Simon Says Pinnacle Rock Area > Desert Pony Buttress
 17
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Belle of The Ball Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 21
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Spirit Blade Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Golden Gate Towers/Lodges > Lower Lodges
 11
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Cornucopia of Delightful Cl… Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Dominion Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 17
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Brood of Vipers Towers/Lodges > Lower Lodges
 3
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Breaking a Cold Sweat Prospectors > State Line 2nd Tier
 3
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Ponies in The Desert Pinnacle Rock Area > Desert Pony Buttress
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
#WombLife Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Nutty Buddy Towers/Lodges > Lower Lodges
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Yin-Yang Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Overlook
 8
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
Breaking the Shield Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Overlook
 6
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Socios Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
The Magic Trumpet Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 3
5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
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