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Idol Point Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.05435, -81.06166 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Jake Jones, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on May 24, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.

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Description 

Idol point rappel is here, as well as a few tall very challenging lines, that are awesome to top-out and scare the tourons.

Getting There 

Take the trail from the parking area, follow the signs to Idol Point, rappel.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Idol Point

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Idol Point:
Riding the Crest of the Wave   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 140'   
Spectre   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Idol Point Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Idol Point
Rock Climbing Photo: Katelyn on Spectre on a sunny April afternoon.

Spectre 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Idol Point
Very classic line that takes good gear.Follows flakes and broken crack system....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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Rock Climbing Photo: Idol Point after the rain
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