Butcher's Branch Rock Climbing
April, 2014 Photo: Tainiko Lowman
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.
park at rogers take west trail and keep heading downhill to the west
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
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher's Branch:
Springer 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 75'
Boing 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 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'
Featured Route For Butcher's Branch
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
Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Jon H
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.