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Address: 141 Nelson Gap Road, Circleville, WV 26804
Phone Number: +1 877-435-4842
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Description: NROCKS Outdoor Adventures is located in the beautiful North Fork Valley of...
NROCKS Outdoor Adventures is located in the beautiful North Fork Valley of Pendleton County, West Virginia. Formerly known as the Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center, NROCKS Outdoor Adventures is a privately-owned adventure destination that encompasses 145 mountainous acres, including the double-fin Tuscarora Quartzite fins of Nelson Rocks. Home to The Via Ferrata, The North Fork Valley Canopy Tour, incredible guided rock climbing, and miles of breathtaking, awe-inspiring hiking trails NROCKS Outdoor Adventures is sure to quench your thirst for adventure.
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Challenging and awesome!

It was my first climb, AND I was the oldest in the group. It only made sense that I was volunteered to be the first one up! I quickly realized that I wasn't in as good physical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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North East, Maryland
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North East, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was my first climb, AND I was the oldest in the group. It only made sense that I was volunteered to be the first one up! I quickly realized that I wasn't in as good physical condition as I'd thought. Our guide, Shelby encouraged me, and helped me to enjoy myself on what could have been a scary experience... More 

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Parsons, West Virginia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We showed up without reservations on a Sunday morning in late October and Chris and Brian went out of their way to accommodate us. They called in another guide, Matt, who came in especially for us. My wife and I were on the only ones on the tour, except for Brian and Matt, our wonderful guides. These guys had great... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I are spending time in the Shenandoah area. I saw the via feratta, and though not great with heights, knew I wanted to do it. I booked it. On our arrival, there was no other " climbers". Our guide was Shelby, and she could not have been more open, helpful, encouraging, light hearted and competent. We were... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

An experience I will remember forever. The views you get during this climb are incredible. It is certainly very scary and probably not for those afraid of heights. For the most part you are pretty much on your own to do the climb, and the guides provide minimal help but are very friendly.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My wife and I went to NROC and did the Via Ferrata this past week. Our guide was Matt and we were joined by the new NROC marketing guy (Chris). Both of us are experienced climbers and we TOTALLY enjoyed the Via Ferrata experience. It was well guided with great conversation, some entertaining humor, and most importantly....it was safely done.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fun day exploring the rocks. Guides were helpful and instructive. Via Ferrata style climbing gives one the feel of lead climbing without the exposure and rope skills required by Traditional climbs. Overall a great day.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My visit to Nelson Rocks was a result of a wedding in the area. I needed a room close to the event. There are 8 rooms available. All are on the second floor with a spacious porch area with rockers and other chairs. It was great to sit on the porch and enjoy the great views and wonderful breeze. The... More 

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almost heaven
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The Via Ferrata is a little known adventure that challenges the natural fear of heights. Experienced guides train you to be safe and monitor your progress during the 4 hour climb. This is a must do WV experience!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Do not attempt this if you are out of shape, afraid of heights, can't get dirty, whine or need a five star place to stay. If you are in to adventure, physical and emotional challenges, gorgeous scenery, can sleep in a remote mountainside cabin and cook your own food over a fire pit or grill then you do not want... More 

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Washington DC Metro Area
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

They say that Via Ferrata is Italian for "Iron Road" - Nelson Rocks' Via Ferrata means AWESOME in every language! My daughter and I spent about 4 hours clipping and climbing this weekend and had a BLAST. We've never done any climbing beyond trying to scale the climbing wall once or twice at vacation resorts but one of the beauties... More 

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