North Peak, East Face Rock Climbing
5.8 pitch of Lichen or Leave It. Circa '96. Pictur...
The North side of Seneca that faces away from route 33. Gets Sun until at least noon, however this face is slightly more shaded than the east face of the south peak due to the tree cover in the summer months.
Hike up the east face trail from Roy Gap Road (standard approach). Or you can hike up the trail to the visitor's overlook and come down the back side of Seneca.
The East face trail from Roy Gap road may be the longest approach at Seneca, but it's well worth the walk.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in North Peak, East Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Peak, East Face:
Roux 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad, 2 pitches, 80'
Rox Salt 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Desperado 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Featured Route For North Peak, East Face
Lichen or Leave It 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WV
: Seneca Rocks
: North Peak, East Face
If you come to the North East face and you can lead Seneca 5.8, this is the climb to do! Climb up to a large ledge and trend Left near a tree. At this point, head back Right to access the beautiful right leaning fingers to hands crack. Gear is a little skimpy to reach the tree (5.6) but from this point on it's G rated. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WV