Eye Candy – The New River Gorge

Peak Member Becci Melson submitted these photos from her past trips to the New River Gorge.  I know it’s only Monday, but looking at photos always gets me stoked for weekend trips!

Becci says: 

I’m three trips in for this years climbing season and figured I’d send these in…

Makes me wish for summer! New River Gorge is a bi-weekend must.

photo Becci Melson

photo: Becci Melson

This picture was taken last July at Whipporwhill, before Summersville Dam emptied.  There’s about 30+ feet of rock under the water until the damn empties. When it does, the routes go to 110 feet (maybe 120?) and theres a whole world of awesome bouldering way, way down there.

photo: Becci Melson

photo: Becci Melson

These pictures were taken last weekend (April 2014) at my favorite (waterfall) cave at The Junkyard, Fayetteville, WV. Also known to New River Gorge-ans as the last pump before the drive home.
photo: Becci Melson

photo: Becci Melson

It was so hot, sleeves were a bad choice.
Do you have any photos or videos from climbing trips? Send ’em our way! 

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