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Butcher's Branch

Routes Sorted
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 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',1],['3 Stars',12],['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, 90'   
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, 90'   
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'   
Control   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 70'   
Lost Souls   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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
Poor photo of a great route.  Note the upper bit is wet in this pic, fortunately its all jugs up there.

Lost Souls 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Butcher's Branch
This is a great route! Begin by using a few smaller holds to gain a series of jugs that take you to the 2nd bolt. From here, head up and get under the first roof, clip the bolt and find a rest out left. Once rested, traverse back right and make a big reach to a positive horizontal. Get setup and make another reach to another positive horizontal and traverse right a bit to clip the 5th bolt. From here, keep it together and head out right to gain a nice rest (crux). Rest up, and traverse b...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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