The Southern Pillar is located across Roy Gap Road from the South and North Peaks. It is shaded until early afternoon. Although some of the shorter routes are shaded by trees all Day.
Hike up Roy Gap road, the Southern Pillar is on your right.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southern Pillar:
Roy Gap Chimenys 5.6 Trad, 3 pitches, 220 feet
Block Party 5.8 Trad, 1 pitch, 40 feet
Climbin' Punishment 5.9 Trad, 3 pitches, 180 feet
Right Tope 5.9 Trad, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Daytripper 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Judgement Seat 5.10a Trad, 2 pitches, 225 feet
Slipstream 5.10a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 75 feet
Disco Death March 5.10b Trad, 1 pitch, 70 feet
Ambush 5.11a Trad, 1 pitch, 40 feet
Featured Route For Southern Pillar
Climbin' Punishment 5.9 WV : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar
Superb and well-protected route. Usually done in three pitches but, with a 60m rope, can be done in one long pitch, if you don't mind long slings for pro and tough communication with the belayer. First two pitches make for an excellent 5.8.P1: Start in a left-facing corner just to the left of Roy Gap Chimney. Go up 40 feet (5.7) and step left onto the ledge under a crack in the corner.P1 variation: Start in a left facing corner 10 feet left of the original start. Climb towards the bulge and trav...[more] Browse More Classics in WV