Elevation: 2,197 ft
GPS: 38.83417, -79.36613
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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
 246
Skyline Traverse
Trad 3 pitches
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 64
Windy Corner
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 133
Conn's East
Trad 4 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 59
Dirty Old Man
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 189
Soler
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 93
Dufty's Popoff
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 94
Bee Sting Corner
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 94
Conn's East Direct
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 107
Alcoa Presents
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Frosted Flake
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 72
High Test
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 111
Castor
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 113
Pollux
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 71
Orangeaid
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 34
Spock's Brain
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Skyline Traverse Southeast Corner
 246
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 3 pitches
Windy Corner Cockscomb E Face
 64
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Conn's East Upper Broadway
 133
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
Dirty Old Man Upper Broadway
 59
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Soler Upper Broadway
 189
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Dufty's Popoff Southeast Corner
 93
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad
Bee Sting Corner Southeast Corner
 94
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Conn's East Direct Upper Broadway
 94
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Alcoa Presents Upper Broadway
 107
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Frosted Flake Upper Broadway
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
High Test Upper Broadway
 72
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Castor Upper Broadway
 111
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Pollux Upper Broadway
 113
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Orangeaid Upper Broadway
 71
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Spock's Brain Upper Broadway
 34
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
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