Elevation: 2,197 ft
GPS: 38.834, -79.366 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Brian Adzima on Oct 3, 2006 with improvements by Ryan Kent
Admins: Ladd Raine, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

Description

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.

Getting There

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South Peak - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 194
Skyline Traverse
Trad 3 pitches
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 55
Windy Corner
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 106
Conn's East
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 48
Dirty Old Man
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 149
Soler
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 75
Dufty's Popoff
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 70
Bee Sting Corner
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 72
Conn's East Direct
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 87
Alcoa Presents
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 59
Frosted Flake
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 57
High Test
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
Castor
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 101
Pollux
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 57
Orangeaid
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
Spock's Brain
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Skyline Traverse Southeast Corner
 194
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 3 pitches
Windy Corner Upper Broadway
 55
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Conn's East Upper Broadway
 106
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Dirty Old Man Upper Broadway
 48
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Soler Upper Broadway
 149
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Dufty's Popoff Southeast Corner
 75
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad
Bee Sting Corner Southeast Corner
 70
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Conn's East Direct Upper Broadway
 72
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Alcoa Presents Upper Broadway
 87
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Frosted Flake Upper Broadway
 59
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
High Test Upper Broadway
 57
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Castor Upper Broadway
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Pollux Upper Broadway
 101
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Orangeaid Upper Broadway
 57
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Spock's Brain Upper Broadway
 28
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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