Bridge Area Rock Climbing
The NRG Bridge. Climbing surrounds this obvious la...
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 4.0 miles from here
71 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',42],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Bridge Area
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Featured Route For Bridge Area
Are You Experienced? 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Bridge Buttress
Start in the corner under the blunt prow just left of Jaws. Work the corner/crack system to its end and ready yourself for a sobering one-two punch crux section broken up by clipping the route's lone bolt. Once you've worked through the razor thin patina crux section, the climbing eases off tremendously. Get your 5.9 dance on up the arete until you reach the anchors. Look to your right and see the NRG Bridge in all its glory and bask in one of Bercaw's heady masterpieces. From the location of th...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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Bridge after the rain. Still from a video.