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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  Waivers from 2022 are no longer valid.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.

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627 Commission Cir, Breaks, VA 24607

402 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
 53
Simon Says
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 27
Strider Biking
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Semi-Pro
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 44
Belle of The Ball
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 25
Debutante
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 39
Spirit Blade
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 41
Cornucopia of Delightful Climbing
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 27
Golden Gate
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 31
Dominion
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 22
Fancy and Fresh
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 27
Froop Doggy Dog
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 17
Ponies in The Desert
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 11
#WombLife
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 22
Melungeon
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 8
Breaking the Shield
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Simon Says Pinnacle Rock Area > Desert Pony Buttress
 53
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Strider Biking Pinnacle Rock Area > Desert Pony Buttress
 27
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Semi-Pro Prospectors > Business Time Crag
 22
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Belle of The Ball Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 44
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Debutante Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 25
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Spirit Blade Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 39
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Cornucopia of Delightful Cl… Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 41
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Golden Gate Towers/Lodges > Lower Lodges
 27
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Dominion Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 31
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Fancy and Fresh Prospectors > Eastern Prospectors
 22
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Froop Doggy Dog Pinnacle Rock Area > Froopy Land > Froopy Land Pillar
 27
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Sport
Ponies in The Desert Pinnacle Rock Area > Desert Pony Buttress
 17
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
#WombLife Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Melungeon Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Left
 22
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Breaking the Shield Pinnacle Rock Area > Pinnacle Overlook
 8
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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