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L to R R to L Alpha
All The Right Moves S 
Bag, The T 
Bicycle Club S 
Boing S 
Bourbon Sauce S 
Control S 
Flight of the Gumby S 
Green Piece, The S 
Hardcore Female Thrash S 
Jumpin' Ring Snakes T 
Just Another Glitch T 
Kaos S 
Lost Souls S 
Low Voltage S 
Ministry S 
Mo' Betta' Holds S 
Play it by Ear S 
Sancho Belige S 
Springer S 
Stop Pulling My Ear (Arppeggio) S 

Butcher's Branch Rock Climbing 

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Collection of sports climbs 5.9-5.13-
This crag holds climbs for every sport climber. There are super pumpy 10s long 5.9s, and super classic 11+s, 12s, and 13s.

This is an awesome place that stays cool during the summer, well, as cool as possible.

Seeps after rain for at least one full day.

Getting There 

park at rogers take west trail and keep heading downhill to the west

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

20 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Butcher's Branch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher's Branch:
Jumpin' Ring Snakes   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Flight of the Gumby   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   
Low Voltage   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   
The Green Piece   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Springer   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
Boing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Hardcore Female Thrash   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Sancho Belige   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
Mo' Betta' Holds   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Bicycle Club   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Bourbon Sauce   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
All The Right Moves   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
Lost Souls   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Control   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Ministry   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 55'   
Kaos   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 45'   
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Sancho Belige 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Butcher's Branch
This climb follows the middle of the left bulging wall.Start out on some slopey and insecure deadpoints, then work up pumpy moves with a couple of hard clips to a horn 1/2 way up that allows a good rest. Rest, then punch out the final moves past 3+ bolts to gain the anchors. This route hands out a huge pump!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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By Jon H
From: Boulder
May 22, 2015
My buddy left a pair of greenish Scarpa Techno shoes near the base of Flight of the Gumbies at Butchers Branch today. Reward if found.

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