Honeymooner's Area Rock Climbing
Doug Fischer on Quinsana Plus, 5.13a.
Honeymooners is stacked with outstanding bolted and mixed testpieces. During the cooler seasons, this is a must-visit area for 5.12 and 5.13 leaders looking for classic technical routes.
Hike in from fern point parking area, or the Nuttal parking area off of Lansing Edmond road. take the trail upstream from Diamond point and downstream from Miner's Ladders you'll find a sign that leads you to the "Climber's Access" sign that'll take you down the ladders.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
23 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Honeymooner's Area
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Honeymooner's Area
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Honeymooner's Area:
Muckraker 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Sacrilege 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Harlequin 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Libertine 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Honeymooner's Area
Harlequin 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b West Virginia
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Honeymooner's Area
A great line! A bouldery crux at the first bolt leads to most excellent face climbing. A second, very thin, very technical crux comes after the sixth bolt. The runout to the chains looks heinous, but is 5.7 or easier. Old school 12b, but a very proud send once you put it all together.This route was recently rebolted by the NRAC with bomber stainless hardware, and will hopefully see more ascents now that the pins have been replaced....[more] Browse More Classics in West Virginia