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Elevation: 929 ft
GPS: 39.34658, -80.30484
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From the Ohio River Valley in the northern panhandle to the majestic Cheat Canyon, the Northern West Virginia region offers climbers a wide variety of climbing opportunities in a beautiful setting! As a part of the Cheat Canyon, Coopers Rock State Forest holds a lifetime of climbing! The gritstone is exceptionally solid and sits peacefully in the dense West Virginia forest. The Cheat Canyon has an abundance amazing rock that will keep you coming back again and again and again! And up in the northern panhandle there are boulderfields that are well worth a stop so from Wheeling to Parkersburg to Morgantown get out and explore what northern West Virginia has to offer!

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The areas listed here are accessed by the beautiful scenic West Virginia highways and byways!

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northern WV

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V-easy 3
 21
Spiderwoman Problem
Boulder
V1+ 5
 26
Knife Fink
Boulder
V2 5+
 29
Always Dry Roof
Boulder
V3 6A
 104
Moby's Dick
Boulder
V3 6A
 27
The Cave Route
Boulder
V4 6B
 30
Tombstone Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 21
Colorful Corner
Boulder
V4 6B
 52
Anti-Elvis
Boulder
V5 6C
 42
Helicopter
Boulder
V5 6C
 19
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)
Boulder
V5 6C
 29
Twist Dah Hick
Boulder
V5 6C
 29
Roundhouse
Boulder
V5 6C
 20
Tomb Raider Roof (stand-start)
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 22
Ship's Prow
Boulder
V7 7A+
 22
Final Fantasy
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Spiderwoman Problem Coopers Rock St… > Rdside > Ceiling Block Area
 21
V-easy 3 Boulder
Knife Fink Coopers Rock St… > Upper Rock City > Knife Fink Area
 26
V1+ 5 Boulder
Always Dry Roof Coopers Rock St… > … > Tilted Tree Area > Tilted Tree Corridor
 29
V2 5+ Boulder
Moby's Dick Coopers Rock St… > … > Moby's Dick Area > Moby’s Dick Boulder
 104
V3 6A Boulder
The Cave Route Coopers Rock St… > Rdside > Tendon Repair Kit Area
 27
V3 6A Boulder
Tombstone Arete Coopers Rock St… > … > Fiddle Area > Fiddle Rock
 30
V4 6B Boulder
Colorful Corner Coopers Rock St… > Upper Rock City > Romulus & Remus Area
 21
V4 6B Boulder
Anti-Elvis Coopers Rock St… > Tilted Tree > Anti-Elvis Area
 52
V4 6B Boulder
Helicopter Coopers Rock St… > … > First Set Boulders > Helicopter Cave
 42
V5 6C Boulder
Mountaineer's Route (Direct) Coopers Rock St… > Rdside > Tendon Repair Kit Area
 19
V5 6C Boulder
Twist Dah Hick Coopers Rock St… > … > Tilted Tree Area > Tilted Tree Corridor
 29
V5 6C Boulder
Roundhouse Coopers Rock St… > … > Roundhouse Area > Roundhouse Boulder
 29
V5 6C Boulder
Tomb Raider Roof (stand-start) Coopers Rock St… > … > Tomb Raider Area > Tomb Raider
 20
V5 6C Boulder
Ship's Prow Coopers Rock St… > … > Tomb Raider Area > Ship's Prow
 22
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Final Fantasy Coopers Rock St… > … > Tilted Tree Area > Final Fantasy Cave
 22
V7 7A+ Boulder
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