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Dog Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.08696, -81.08255 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 11, 2007
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Spider heavy climbing.
So many spiders it is hard to enjoy oneself, but the lack of crowds helps out a great deal.

There are quiet a few enjoyable climbs, and the area will never have crowds. Don't make the mistake of only ever going to Junkyard and never exploring downstream.

Getting There 

Continue past junkyard heading west for 5-20 min, stop anywhere and you are at dog wall.

Climbing Season

For the Junkyard Area area.

Weather station 3.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Dog Wall

Dreamtime 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Dog Wall
This is likely the best route on the Dog Wall. Follow the broken crack system through 3 roofs. There are some sections of loose rock that is easily avoided. This climb is really exciting and is pretty solid for the grade. Well worth doing, even if it has some spider webs! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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By Brian Adzima
From: San Francisco
Apr 23, 2007
Lots and lots of poison ivy, some good routes, and very few people compared to junkyard
By Jonathan Spencer
From: Chattanooga, TN
Nov 21, 2012
When crossing the power line cut, be sure to take the trail that trends downhill. There is a trail that goes above these walls, takes you nowhere, then peters out. It wasted 45 mins of my semi-valuable time.

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