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Middle Beauty  


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Location: 38.0513, -81.03222 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Home to some classic NRG trad lines including Chasin' the Wind(5.11b)and Air(5.11a).

Getting There 

The next section of rock walking upstream from the Burning Buttress. Once you reach the extremly large roof in which Air lies, the Thunder Buttress section of the cliff starts.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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 Middle Beauty:
Quick Robin, to the Batcrack!   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chasin' the Wind   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 90'   
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chasin' the wind-late fall 2011

Chasin' the Wind 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Middle Beauty
This climb should probably be done in 2 pitches unless you do a direct start. P1: Climb the corner passing 1 bolt to reach the large ledge. Traverse right about 10-15 ft to reach the finger crack. This part of the climb is clean, but nothing to write home about, the second pitch is the business. P2: Climb the finger crack to a set of shuts. About 1/2 way up this crack, it gets harder, but only for about 10 ft. The majority of the climb is 5.10. The route climbs in a similar fashion to m...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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