South Peak - East Face Rock Climbing
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The south side of Seneca faces away from route 33 and is considerably quieter. There is little shade and with the right weather it can be climbable year round.
The east face of the south peak can be approached three ways: you can hike up the east face trail from Roy Gap Road, you can climb up one of several routes on the southern end, or the east face can be reached by scrambling around luncheon ledge on the south end of the formation. This scramble involves several forth class sections and has been the site of several fatalities.
Weather station 6.2 miles from here
66 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',42],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Peak - East Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Peak - East Face:
Featured Route For South Peak - East Face
High Test 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a WV
: Seneca Rocks
: ... : Upper Broadway
A maximum value experience not to be missed. You will find a bit of everything on this classic which has been described by at least one experienced regular as a "great 5.9 with a 5.11 crux". Your experience may vary but you will definitely consider an ascent worth your time.Not recommended for a 5.9 leader.Climb the thin crack (cruxy), traverse right then stem up the left-facing corner(strenuous) and finally face climb past the bulge to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in WV
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Upper Broadway Approach. Don't slip.
BETA PHOTO: Overview of the South East Face. Take note of the ...