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Fern Cirque Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05552, -81.06156 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Pnelson, Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on May 17, 2007
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Description 

Stays cool until 2ish on those HOT summer days. It is in the shade until then(for the most part). However, some of the taller routes will have sun on the top so be prepared for sweaty hands clipping the anchors.

I personally love this area as I am in the NRG mainly in the summer. No Crowds, No Bugs, Breezy, Quiet.

And some classic lines.

Getting There 

From Fern Point Ladders, head east until you reach a large cirque, then you have arrived.

Climbing Season

For the Endless Wall area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Fern Cirque

Aquariun Conspiracy 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Fern Cirque
Locate the twin cracks that are approximately 20' off the ground, they'll be easily spotted once you walk past (climbers right) the sport climb, Idols of the Tribe. The crack on the right is Aquarian Conspiracy. From here start at the left facing dihedral and climb it till you can make a move right around the arete and do a cool hand traverse on good holds to the base of the crack. Get a good stance at the base of the crack and climb it till its end. From here navigate mainly directly ...[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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