The Cirque in profile.
Overhanging rock!! stays dry in the rain
Hope you can climb solid 5.12
There have been a couple of instances of the fixed draws/slings breaking here in he past few years, remember to inspect the gear, dont just clip it blindly.
Use Miners ladders (Cirque ladders).
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
20 Total Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Cirque:
New Life 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Power Lung 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Hourglass 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Graffiti 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Sloth 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Proper Soul 5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
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Skylore Engine 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : The Cirque
Originally a two-pitch 5.12d ("Superstition"), this line was recently straightened with the addition of a few bolts, resulting in an epic line that climbs to the rim of the Cirque in one mega-pitch. Begin as for Superstition, with boulder moves up a shallow, featured corner. At the 2nd bolt, move right, passing an impressive protruding block. Make a rising traverse along big flat edges to reach the high sloping ledge and a no-hands stance. Sequential liebacking above the ledge leads to a ro...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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The Cirque, looking downstream