Bridge Area Rock Climbing
Bridge after the rain. Still from a video.
Most instant satisfaction crags in the New River Gorge. Also, this area was among the first developed by early New River Gorge climbers. Many Climbers planning a day out will start off meeting here, then make plans.
Some great rainy day routes can be found here as the all of the crags have a southern aspect.
Park at obvious pullout under the New River Gorge Bridge (heading north on rt 19 take three rights after crossing Bridge)
Weather station 3.9 miles from here
73 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',44],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridge Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bridge Area:
Featured Route For Bridge Area
Team Machine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Bridge Buttress
An amazing slab route that requires both technique and hard crimping. This route has varied climbing and is hard for both short and tall people. The crux move is moving left off of a terrible mono divot with a very bad foot match.This is a great climb for the 5.12 experienced climber to enjoy!...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
The NRG Bridge. Climbing surrounds this obvious la...