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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 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  

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Submitted By: Ladd on Apr 11, 2007


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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 Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',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 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'   
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 Gumby 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. Grab some jugs right off the ground and muscle your way up to better holds moving toward the arete as you go. About halfway up you'll traverse to the right side of the arete utilizing a small ledge. Follow the bolts up as the moves get more balance and sequence dependent.Classic climb that usually has a little line. A full-value route....[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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