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Location: 38.09104, -81.09142 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Whisenhunt, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Sep 5, 2006
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Description 

This area is on the North side of the Gorge and the farthest downstream that has been developed. The bottom of the cliff is shady with the top usually in the sun. many climbs are here, Trad, Sport, Mixed and many very easy bolted climbs like you won't find anywhere else in the New.

Getting There 

From 19 Take Ames Heights road west there are a few different parking areas, two main ones, but they aare both about 1-2 miles from 19.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

120 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',50],['2 Stars',45],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',7],['5.7',5],['5.8',16],['5.9',12],['5.10',34],['5.11',34],['5.12',11],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bubba City:
Bobby D's Bunny   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Sandstonia
Butterfly Flake   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Sandstonia
Daisy Cutter   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Beer Wall
Geisha Girl   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Sandstonia
Mrs. Field's Follies   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   Sandstonia
Crescendo   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 60'   Sandstonia
Badass Tattoo   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   Sandstonia
Decameron, The   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Sandstonia
St. Pauli Girl   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 50'   Beer Wall
Kinestetica   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 100'   Sandstonia
Lieback and Enjoy It   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 60'   Sandstonia
Little Creatures   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Head Wall
So Freakin' Fun   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 70'   Head Wall
Sheer Energy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Central Bubba
G-String   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Sandstonia
King of Swing   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Kingfish
Reaches From Hell   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 80'   Head Wall
Michelin Man   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport   Ames Wall
Fired for Sandbagging   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Bubba Buttress
Masterpiece Theatre   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Head Wall
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Featured Route For Bubba City
Start of crux traverse.

Decameron, The 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Sandstonia
Begin in chimney and commence up right face through broken crack system and trend left around blocky bulge to base of dihedral (handcrack). Traverse left onto face, make a challenging clip, head for the arete (crux), and follow it to the top. Nice exposure and beautiful view. (Crux - inspect and strategize thoroughly, it's all there.) ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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