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Coopers Rock State Forest Rock Climbing 

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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 3.6 miles from here

109 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',23],['3 Stars',47],['2 Stars',30],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',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:
Black Scar   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Practitioner   V1 5     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Always Dry Roof   V2 5+     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Tomb Raider   V3- 6A     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Poundin' The Pooch   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Tilted Tree Arete   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Moby's Dick   V3 6A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Moby's Dick 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
Ship's Prow   V5 6C     Boulder   Upper Rock City : Tomb Raider Area
Twist Dah Hick   V5 6C     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Upper Rock City : Roundhouse Boulder
Green Block Test Piece   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Green Block
Mountaineer's Route (Direct)   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Tendon Repair Kit
Helicopter   V5 6C     Boulder   Roadside : Warm-Up Boulders
George Washington's Nose   V5 6C     Boulder   Cooper's Rock
Roundhouse   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Cooper's Rock
Pocket Problem   V6 7A     Boulder   Tilted Tree : Tilted Tree Corridor
Bat Eliminate   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Cooper's Rock
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Featured Route For Coopers Rock State Forest
Rock Climbing Photo: Knife Fink

Knife Fink V1 5  West Virginia : Coopers Rock State Forest : ... : Knife Fink Area
Sit start and climb the fantastic arete. This route offers great holds and great moves from bottom to top. It is a little hard for the grade and has a very bad landing so make sure you have a few pads and a spotter....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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