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Rhododendron Trail
A doubletrack climb to the top of Valley Falls. Near Grafton, West Virginia
Conflicted Desire
A little bit of everything... Near Philippi, West Virginia
Little Moe's
Well made trails with plenty of variety and speed. Near Philippi, West Virginia
White Park
This is an urban network of rails right in downtown Morgantown. Near Morgantown, West Virginia
Mont Chateau Trail (S)
Mt. Chateau (S) is the premier downhill enduro trail at Coopers. Near Cheat Lake, West Virginia
Clay Run
Doubletrack from the reservoir to The Wall intersection then singletrack down to Clay Furnace. Near Cheat Lake, West Virginia
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Coopers Rock State Forest Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Coopers Rock in West Virginia is a boulderers paradise. Though not a "destination" crag like HP40, Rocktown and the likes, Coopers Rock none-the-less offers a great concentration of high quality boulder problems within day trip range of Pittsburgh, Baltimore and the Washington D.C. area.

Getting There 

Located in WV. I-68, exit 15 is the Coopers Rock exit. Morgantown, WV is the closest major city.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

107 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',21],['3 Stars',50],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',35],['V2-3',13],['V4-5',30],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Coopers Rock State Forest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Coopers Rock State Forest:
Tilted Tree Slab   V0 4     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Black Scar   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Practitioner   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Local Color   V2- 5+     Boulder   Roadside : Mad Butcher Block
Always Dry Roof   V2 5+     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Tomb Raider   V3- 6A     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Tilted Tree Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Poundin' The Pooch   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Woody's Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Cooper's Rock
Electric Avenue   V4- 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Tilted Tree : Electric Avenue Boulder
Anti-Elvis   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Cooper's Rock
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Upper Rock City : Roundhouse Boulder
Twist Dah Hick   V5 6C     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Ship's Prow   V5 6C     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Helicopter   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Warm-Up Boulders
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Cooper's Rock
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Tendon Repair Kit
George Washington's Nose   V5 6C     Boulder   Cooper's Rock
Green Block Test Piece   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Green Block
Pocket Problem   V6 7A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
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Roundhouse V5 6C  West Virginia : Coopers Rock State Forest : ... : Roundhouse Boulder
See here for the original description:mountainproject.com/v/roundhou..., steep climbing through flakes, sidepulls, and one pinch. It is common to just drop off the finish jug, since the topout is pretty rotten, and doesn't add much to the climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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