Climbing in West Virginia, WV

Made possible by

About West Virginia Climbing

Recommendations by

Total Experiences

7 reviews

Displaying all 7 results within 100 miles
  1. It’s like a tiny bit of Thailand plopped itself in the heart of southern West Virginia. Rock climbing at Summersville Lake will have you cooling down in crisp, clear waters between sweaty redpoint burns.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    41.4 miles
    Duration
    As long as you like.
  2. This secluded area with gorgeous views of the New River has amazing climbing without the crowds.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    72.5 miles
    Duration
  3. This underrated crag has an impressive array of well-bolted, well-maintained, moderate sport climbs for beginner and intermediate climbers.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    125.4 miles
    Duration
    With such a wide variety of routes and difficulties, you can easily spend a whole day here.
  4. Home to hundreds of boulders, this area along the rim of the Cheat River Gorge is a bouldering paradise.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    133.1 miles
    Duration
    It’s easy to get in and out of Coopers Rock if you want to work on a specific project, but you will more than likely want to spend a full day or even a full weekend here.
  5. The most extensive cragging area east of the mighty Mississippi, the New River Gorge has top rope, sport, trad, and bouldering living side by side in perfect harmony.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    39.9 miles
    Duration
  6. A little bit of western alpine-style rock climbing tucked into a rural corner of West Virginia, Seneca Rocks is best known for multi-pitch trad climbs and stiff old-school ratings.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    125.6 miles
    Duration
  7. You're staring down the barrel of a loaded adventure at Meadow River Gorge, a wildly fun and challenging crag for rock climbing in the New River Gorge.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    39.5 miles
    Duration
Not here? Tell us what we’re missing.
If the experience you’re looking for isn’t here, contribute!
Got search feedback? Help us improve.

Related Stories

  1. Here’s Where to Find Full-On Southern Hospitality & Charm—On a Hostel Budget
    In West Virginia, you can get pretty darn cozy on a light budget.
  2. Foodie (and Drinkie) Heaven in Lewisburg, West Virginia
    If you’ve tired of the well-trodden dining scenes in bigger cities, it’s time to put this West Virginia dining destination on your radar.
  3. The One Place to Visit 8 National Parks and Heritage Areas
    Harpers Ferry is part of eight overlapping national parks and heritage areas.
  4. Want to Understand the Vibe of “America’s Coolest Small Town”?
    For Lewisburg, a quaint city in southeast West Virginia, creativity sets it apart.
  5. A Conversation with Chip Chase, Founder of White Grass Ski Touring Center
    Chip Chase is a living proof of the vibrancy that comes from living your dreams.
  6. See All Stories in West Virginia, WV