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Baptism by Fire T 
Brawn Wall, The T 
Emerald Dance T 
Grand Larceny T 
Rolling Rock T 
Sometimes a Great Notion T 
Thieves in the Temple S 
Tongue-in-Groove S 
Two-Tone Arete S 

Thieves Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.06239, -81.06758 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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Late day sun, kind of spread out.

Getting There 

15-20 minute approach.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Thieves Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Thieves Area:
Baptism by Fire   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 60'   
Emerald Dance   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, 100'   
Two-Tone Arete   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Featured Route For Thieves Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Petey G. finding better rests than me on Sometimes...

Sometimes a Great Notion 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Thieves Area
A killer line through three roofs. I used to avoid this one because it didn't look like it was too solid in areas. However, after climbing it I must say that if you are in the area you should not pass it up....[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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