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Idol Point  


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Location: 38.05501, -81.06123 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd on May 24, 2007
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Description 

Idol point rappel is here, as well as a few tall very challenging lines, that are awesome to top-out and scare the tourons.

Getting There 

Take the trail from the parking area, follow the signs to Idol Point, rappel.

Climbing Season

For the Endless Wall area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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 Idol Point:
Spectre   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   
Idol Point Arete   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Idol Point

Meniscus Burning 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Idol Point
Despite its somewhat dirty appearance, this route is full of good interesting moves and is fairly sustained. Start at a horizontal slot and pull up on crimps to gain a small flake. Continue up to a bulge, clip the second bolt and head up slightly right, then back left to reach a small flake to clip the third bolt. From here, head up and left using some small crimps and very small feet to reach a nice jug. Follow the positive flake to the left of the shuts. Although it appears that the last...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.
BETA PHOTO: View of Idol Point from the Kaymoor Slabs.

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