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Location: 38.04907, -81.02887 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Whisenhunt, Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ladd Raine on Apr 11, 2007
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Description 

Great Rappeling site (guides)
Good multi pitch below?

Getting There 

Hike down power lines until no more trail then go south towards cliff, rams head is heavily eroded it'll be painfully obivous that you have reached this heavily impacted area.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.9 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['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 Ram's Head:
Welcome to Beauty   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Featured Route For Ram's Head
photo creds to Devon from CO

Welcome to Beauty 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Ram's Head
This is a very nice, diverse finger crack, despite its wandering nature. Start in either of two twin handcracks up to a ledge, pull a really cool roof on jams and jugs, and get established in the wavering finger crack above. There are a couple different ways to go with different crack systems, but both lead to the base of a mini-dihedral. Continue up the steep crack, via good stances, to an ancient pair of rusted bolts. It is possible to lower off here if you want to leave a stopper to back ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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