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Smoke Hole Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Somewhat magical place that holds lots of adventures for those willing to put it in the wind.

Getting There 

Located off Highway 220 on Smoke hole canyon rd. in between the town of Franklin and Petersburg.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Smoke Hole Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Smoke Hole Canyon:
Zendo   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Sport, 50'   Guide Wall : Zendo Wall
5.8+ Arete   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 80'   Guide Wall : Sunshine Wall (Guide Wall)
Guide's 11   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 65'   Guide Wall : Sunshine Wall (Guide Wall)
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Featured Route For Smoke Hole Canyon
Rock Climbing Photo: Mister Farnsworth, on the job

The Lightness 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b  West Virginia : Smoke Hole Canyon : Long Branch Wall
Climb the joint start to the right line out the tiered overhangs. Or traverse in from the right via Through the Looking Glass if others want to work on Cartography or Gone Sniffin'. This is also a perfectly legitimate, and perhaps preferrable, start, should the crag grow in popularity....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

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By Mike Farnsworth
Feb 24, 2015
Make sure to pick up a copy of M. Gray's "A Climber's Guide to Smoke Hole Canyon."
By TyrelJ
From: Alexandria, VA
Oct 4, 2016
If you couldn't get a copy of Mike's guide, or even if you did, check out his newly released rakkup guide for the Long Branch and Guide Walls areas in Smoke Hole Canyon

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