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Esse Crack T 
Gemini Crack - Left T 
Gemini Crack - Rt. T 
Happy Head T 
Last Tango  S 
Mind Shaft S 
Promised T 
Reunification  T 

Promised Area  

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Location: 38.07454, -81.07945 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ladd, Chris Whisenhunt, Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Chris Whisenhunt on Nov 26, 2013
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Very few people go here, but there are some good gear lines.

Getting There 

Same as for bridge buttress, but continue west on trails just above the road.

Climbing Season

For the Bridge Area area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Promised Area:
Happy Head   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
Gemini Crack - Rt.   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Promised   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Esse Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Gemini Crack - Left   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Promised Area
Esse Crack, New River Gorge

Esse Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Promised Area
Short and sweet, Esse Crack is definitely worth checking out. At only about 40 feet long, this S-shaped finger crack has a variety of entertaining moves and only a moderately difficult 10c. The crux is probably up towards the top, where the feet get thin and the crack can be a bit damp at times....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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