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Fern Creek Falls Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05824, -81.06218 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Moderate trad lines and 5.12 and 5.13 sport climbing can be found in this area.

Generally not crowded, this crag can be a great escape from the steam filled days of summer in the NRG.

Getting There 

Access by walking west from Fern Point Ladders and crossing Fern Creek -OR- Access by Fern Point Rappel(preferable).

Climbing Season

For the Fern Buttress area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Fern Creek Falls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Fern Creek Falls:
Fall Line   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Fern Creek Falls
Rock Climbing Photo: Danielle, setting up for the crux on Fall Line.

Fall Line 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Fern Creek Falls
This climb is super fun! Steep climbing with incredibly good holds. Start by climbing straight up aiming for nothing less than jugs. After bolt 3, make a reachy move to some great holds below a pronounced overhang. Try to shake out here. Find a finger lock in the overhang, pull the overhang and clip the bolt. Make another reachy move to a shallow hold (for this climb) and move fast to more jugs (crux). From here, keep it together and trend up and right with increasingly good holds. The...[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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