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Butcher's Branch

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All The Right Moves S 
Bag, The T 
Bicycle Club S 
Boing S 
Bourbon Sauce S 
Control S 
Flight of the Gumbie 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  


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Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Apr 11, 2007
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Description 

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 Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=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 Butcher's Branch:
Jumpin' Ring Snakes   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   
Flight of the Gumbie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 80'   
Boing   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Low Voltage   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   
Springer   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 75'   
The Green Piece   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport   
Sancho Belige   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 70'   
Hardcore Female Thrash   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Mo' Betta' Holds   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
All The Right Moves   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 90'   
Bicycle Club   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Bourbon Sauce   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
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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Featured Route For Butcher's Branch
Michael Levato on Flight of the Gumbie. Photo by J...

Flight of the Gumbie 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Butcher's Branch
This climb starts on the right wall of the obvious huge left facing corner of Butcher's branch. Start up the jugs with wet feet and clip the first bolt, extend the heck out of these first couple ones! move up then right when you reach a small ledge and move out to the arete, complete the arte by using it and movingto the face around the other side, fight the pump on this sustained climb that offers no easy parts, and no rests all the way to the anchors.Classic climb that usually has a little lin...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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