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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 Rock Climbing 

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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

Thanksgiving Day

60° | 45°

65° | 46°

56° | 48°

52° | 46°

53° | 42°
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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 Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Promised Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: Gemini Rt. (5.10a) - New River Gorge, WV.

Gemini Crack - Rt. 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Promised Area
Great route! Challenging direct start (best), but also possible to traverse in from left to ledge. Fairly sustained finger crack, awkward flared pod (crux). Not many rests. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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