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New rock-climbing area draws more tourism to New Martinsville

The Kiedaisch Wall climbing area overlooks the Ohio River near New Martinsville, West Virginia.
A new rock climbing area is drawing more outdoor recreation to New Martinsville, West Virginia, and Wetzel County, already known for their fishing, kayaking,...

Needleseye park at Oak Hill now open to hikers, climbers

Hiker at Needles Eye
Climbers and hikers are welcome to begin exploring a 300-acre park under construction near the New River Gorge that includes more than two miles...

North Bend cliffs host climbing adventures beginning in April

North Bend Trail near Cornwallis, WV, Ritchie County, Heartland Region
North Bend State Park is introducing adventurers to rock climbing and rappelling on cliffs overlooking the North Fork of the Hughes River as part of...

History of the New River Gorge important facet of rock climbing

Ruin at Lower Kaymoor, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, New River Gorge Region
The New River Gorge is one of the most popular single-pitch climbing destinations in the eastern United States. High quality sandstone and proximity to...

Park Service to host meeting on climbing at New, Gauley

Climbing near New River Gorge Bridge
The National Park Service is inviting members of the public who have an interest in climbing at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve...

Park Service to host meeting regarding rock climbing

Young climber at New River Gorge, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Adventures on the Gorge
The National Park Service will host a meeting on rules and regulations for climbing activities at New River Gorge National Park and Preserve and...


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