5.12s and 5.13s, sport area.
Come here on a rainy day in the summer, it is cool and stays pretty dry.
Come here on a hot day in the summer, enjoy the cool breeze, shade and lovey hard lines.
Really a cool crag for progecting in the hot summer months.
Classics include The World's Hardest Five Twelve (5.12a), The World's Hardest Variation (5.12c/d), Sanctified (5.13a), Magnitude (5.11d/12a), and more...
From the Glory Hole head down the old coal trail until you see step heading west (up and to the left). First Buttress is the first one you come upon.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
7 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Magnatude 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
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Sanctified 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : First Buttress
Stick clip the first bolt and then climb out a roof on good jugs to some minor difficulties turning the lip. Rest up on some jugs and then make some easy moves up to the fifth bolt. Clip the fifth bolt from some perfectly sculpted hand sized jugs and then move into the business.The crux boulder problem features some unforgiving crimps on very steep terrain. There is no way to weasel your way around this crux. Bring finger strength and a boulderer's mentality if you hope to have any success o...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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