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Routes in South End

A Different School of Thought T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Birds of Prey T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Blood On The Tracks T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Candy Corner T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Daydream, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Drop Zone T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Ecstasy T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ecstasy Junior T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Fine Young Cannibals T 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13
La Bella Vista T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
La Bella Vista: Lotus variation T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Lower Skyline Direct (LSD) T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Muscle Beach T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Nightwings T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Satisfaction 2 T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A1 PG13
Shambler, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Simple J Malarky T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sixth Sense T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Southern Exposure T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Southwest Buttress Variation T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Spinnaker S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Sunshine T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Superstition T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
T & T T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Tony's Nightmare T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Tony's Nightmare Direct Finish T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Totem T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Welcome to Seneca T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Wild Men Only T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Ye Gods & Little Fishes T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Description [Suggest Change]

The southern end of Seneca consists of several buttresses of broken quartzite. Ecstacy (5.7), one of Seneca's premier routes is located on the south west end.

The cave area contains several of Seneca's most difficult routes, such as Fine Young Cannibals (5.13), and only bouldering at Seneca.

Several classic routes including Candy corner (5.5), Ye Gods and Little Fishes (5.8), and Drop Zone (5.11a) are located at the far east end.

It is worth noting that Skyline Traverse (5.3) is located immediately above these routes and rockfall from parties on it is quite common. A helmet might protect you from the smaller stuff, but it may be advisable to avoid the area because bigger stuff (football sized) is occasionally set lose.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Hike up Roy Gap road, the Southern End is immediately on your left.

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Classic Climbing Routes at South End

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 99
Ecstasy Junior
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 18
Lower Skyline Direct (LSD)
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 23
Southwest Buttress Variation
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 191
Candy Corner
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 241
Ecstasy
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 46
Simple J Malarky
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 135
Ye Gods & Little Fishes
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 17
T & T
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 26
Sunshine
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Sixth Sense
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
 3
A Different School of Thought
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Muscle Beach
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Totem
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Spinnaker
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 11
Drop Zone
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ecstasy Junior
 99
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 2 pitches
Lower Skyline Direct (LSD)
 18
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 2 pitches
Southwest Buttress Variation
 23
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad
Candy Corner
 191
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Ecstasy
 241
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Simple J Malarky
 46
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Ye Gods & Little Fishes
 135
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
T & T
 17
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Sunshine
 26
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sixth Sense
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
A Different School of Thought
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Muscle Beach
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Totem
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Spinnaker
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Drop Zone
 11
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Trad
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Armin Colorado
Boulder, CO
Armin Colorado   Boulder, CO
Ecstacy Jr (4) also not to be missed as the hardest overhanging 4 on the planet, as well as the burn (8) which after completing you can TR sunshine 10aR. Oct 6, 2006
Not really a 10R...take some brass and get some...really worth pulling an on-site and not doing a TR...The Burn is a good warm-up. Mar 23, 2012

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