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L to R R to L Alpha
Chinese Style  T,TR 
Esse Crack T 
Gemini Crack - Left T 
Gemini Crack - Rt. T 
Happy Head T 
Last Tango  S 
Mind Shaft S 
Promised T 
Reunification  T 

Promised Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.07434, -81.0796 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Whisenhunt on Nov 26, 2013
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Very few people go here, but there are some good gear lines. Definitely head this way if main Bridge area is packed.

Getting There 

Same as for bridge buttress, but continue west on trails just above the road.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Promised Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Promised Area:
Happy Head   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Gemini Crack - Rt.   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Promised   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Gemini Crack - Left   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Happy Head 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  West Virginia : The New River Gorge : ... : Promised Area
A chimney, crack, face and arête all in one climb – this has it all! Shimmy pass the short chimney to the wide ledge twenty feet up then step five feet left to a crack or continue straight up on Highlander (5.10c). Follow crack to face and then finish on arête near top....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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