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Ice climbing West Virginia

Postby Mike N » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:39 pm

Any Ice Climbing in WV? Where? Issues? Good? NEice and NEclimbs don't have much on it.
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Re: Ice climbing West Virginia

Postby Hotoven » Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:36 pm

I would think there would be a few, but my guess is they are fairly secluded. A few summers ago I hiked up the highest peak in WV, and there was a 30 foot waterfall that looked pretty sweet. I'm sure it freezes up, but I doubt its a solid freeze for long when it does.
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Re: Ice climbing West Virginia

Postby Sierra Ledge Rat » Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:09 am

Yes, there is ice climbing in WV.

Mostly in the higher elevations in the eastern part of the state.

Need a long cold snap for the ice to form and stay in shape.

My buddy does a fair amount of ice climbing (top roping) out of the Fayetteville area. I can put you in touch if you're serious. Send me an e-mail.
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