One of the huge roofs found along the Bridge Buttr...
Sunny, Easily accessible, high usage area
(especially by newbies and guides)
Recently many of the climbs have had anchors placed on the top of them, hopefully this will preserve the trees that have managed to survive the past 20 years of abuse.
First Area developed during the early 80s, location of the first lead (Zag
5.8), the first 5.10 (The Tree Route
), first 5.11 (Englishman's Crack
), and first 5.12 (Let the Wind Blow
Heading north from Fayetteville take three rights after going over bridge, cliff is to your north once you pass under bridge
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
34 Total Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bridge Buttress:
Zag 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Layback 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Jaws 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'
Chockstone 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Butterbeans 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Labor Day 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Marionette 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
Team Machine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Bridge Buttress
Chockstone 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Bridge Buttress
1st piece is a little high after low crimpy moves, gain a crack system and fun moves until the crux hits when tranfering into corner after resting below roof. continue to anchorsThere was a bolt right where you came out of the face and onto the corner (WHY??) it has been removed. Please, don't place another bolt here, there is great gear all around.Orginally rated 5.7...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
Latest Regional Forum Messages
BETA PHOTO: Bridge Area from across the river
BETA PHOTO: Save the cliff, get on the sharp end
Aug 28, 2007
In the most recent Cater guidebook he says Pirouette (5.12d) has no hangers...it has been re-equipped.