Rock Climbing

Rock climbing near New River Gorge Bridge
Climbing near New River Gorge Bridge

West Virginia is among the most popular and highly rated rock climbing destinations in the eastern United States. Climbing areas feature stupendous scenery and challenging sports and traditional climbs. Warm winter days are common, so climbing may be enjoyed year-round. Rock climbing instruction is available for beginners, and guides are available to help lead advanced climbs throughout the Mountain State.

Rock Climbing Areas
Rock Climbing Information
Map showing climbing areas in West Virginia
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