Nuttalburg Mine Entrance. Follow the dirt road pa...
Awesome place to climb.
Became popular in the early 1980s, as one of the original climbing destinations in the NRG.Located in the north portion of the gorge it faces south-west and it 3/4mi long and averages 60 to 120 feet tall. Beauty is best known for its crack, but over the past 10 years many hard sport lines have been established here.
Ram's Head is a beautiful scenic overlook that inspires visitors that aren't climber to do the 15 min hike(a long hike for the NRG) to get the awesome views of the Lower New River.
Contiue past Nuttal and keep driving until you get to smallest Post office you've ever seen, take right contiue for 5 min, turn left on small gravel near top of cliff, hike in
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
67 Total Routes
['4 Stars',20],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',16],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
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This long face climb, just left of the big corner known as Super Crack, is a good introduction to NRG technical face climbing. Don't let the grade scare you off because none of the individual moves are any harder than 12a. But, they do add up and there are multiple cruxy sections. Bring your fancy footwork and strong fingers to reach the anchors on this one. On a historical side note, Dan Osman soloed this route in 1991. The story goes that Dan worked the crux on a short leash never really diali...[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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The view from beauty mtn. is beautiful.
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By Brian Adzima
From: San Francisco
May 18, 2007
Parking can be a pain here. If you get a spot think small and leave room for others.
By Ladd Raine
From: Plymouth, NH
May 19, 2007
There is plenty of parking room nowaday on the gravel road, you might just have to walk 100ft farther. (oh gosh!)