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NROCKS Outdoor Adventures

141 Nelson Gap Road, Circleville, WV 26804
+1 877-435-4842
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Excellent, challenging, unique hike through beautiful West Virginian mountains led by charismatic guides

Our entire family (ages 18 to 56) loved this experience. Via Ferrata's are relatively rare outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Challenging Via Ferrata Rock Climbing, But Worth It!

I have some experience climbing indoor rock walls, which helped during my climb, but probably is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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NROCKS Outdoor Adventures, formerly known as the Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center, is a privately-owned adventure destination that encompasses 145 mountainous acres, including the two Tuscarora Quartzite fins of Nelson Rocks. Located in the beautiful North Fork Valley of Pendleton County, West Virginia, NROCKS is home to a Via Ferrata, The North Fork Valley Canopy Tour, and incredible guided rock climbing trips. Come visit and experience an adventure of a lifetime!
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141 Nelson Gap Road, Circleville, WV 26804
+1 877-435-4842
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our entire family (ages 18 to 56) loved this experience. Via Ferrata's are relatively rare outside of Europe, and the hike was an incredible way to scale the West Virginian cliffs. Unlike traditional climbing, the Via Ferrata challenges you while providing very clear foot and...More

Thank ariananatalia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have some experience climbing indoor rock walls, which helped during my climb, but probably is not necessary for this climb. Unlike indoor climbing, the views on this climb are truly spectacular, breathtaking, and well-worth the effort. Definitely a great first outdoor climbing experience. *Warning*...More

Thank dhildenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our group I was limited to only one arm from an accident the previous day and was still able to do all the lines. I was not limited in any way and I would definitely recommend this outdoor adventure company to anyone willing to...More

Thank smokeyzeepest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Via faretta trail was challenging, yet completely worth it. A group of 4 of us completed this trail, and although it rain a solid 90% of our trip, it was still totally worth it. It's safe, and the guides are extremely helpful. Our guide...More

Thank Tess M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time I had climbing the Via Ferrari! It is well worth the money. One of the best experiences I have had in a long time! Chandler was my guide and he did a great job and made the experience even better. I...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was challenging, but not over challenging. You should be in somewhat good physical shape or you will have to go slower and possibly hold up the group. The staff is very good. They are strict on how you need to do things, but not...More

Thank 1210lovemyfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit and we are sure to return. The zip lining was very fun and the challenging hike was worth it when we got to the bridge with the amazing views. Our guides were Garrett and Bree for the zip lining. They...More

Thank vinnysride
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend a visit! From the welcome center to the cabins on the mountain you are surrounded by nature's beauty. Loved the zip lining. The Via Ferrata is well worth the climb to enjoy the views. You are expertly guided by an awesome team of...More

Thank skhobh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did Via Ferrata and LOVED this activity! I brought my 3 teenage kids and couldn't believe we were actually climbing up the face of large rocks, around bends, and crossing that bridge!! I felt completely safe, but there were a few times I felt...More

Thank Neree J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dakota and Chandler were our guides for the day and they did an amazing job. They were helpful and super patient throughout the entire trip. We had never climbed a via ferrata before but we felt confident and safe with their guidance. The climb was...More

Thank kficarro
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Maulin S
17 August 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
As others mentioned there was a wide rage of people on the trip I was on both in age and fitness. As long as you are in decent hiking shape this should not be very challenging for you to do. Also the pace is not fast since... More
25 November 2015|
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Response from NROCKS | Property representative |
Hello SavvyC, Thanks for reaching out and asking us about our weather policy. We climb the Via Ferrata in light rain. If consistent medium to heavy rain is expected we typically do not climb. In addition, if we're... More
Jennifer U
10 August 2015|
Response from NROCKS | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, A smaller camera will be more practical to click away with while you climb, however if you are prepared to wear a backpack there are definitely a couple of places you can pull out your DSLR for some fantastic... More

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