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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
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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Type: Trad, 95 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Michael DeLuca on Nov 18, 2007
Admins: Ladd, Shawn Heath, Vicki Schwantes, Jake Jones

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Description

A fun corner. Protects well with a couple steep sections. Great for trad beginners.

Location

Start at the base of a tall right facing, left slanting corner system 25' right of Ye Gods. Assend the corner to reach anchors on the Drop Zone ledge.

Descent: Rap from anchors with a 60m rope.

Protection

Standard rack, some old fixed pro, mostly smaller stuff.
reddirt  
A really ideal place to introduce someone to trad. Plenty of places to put gear so the 2nd can practice cleaning. Helmets are very necessary as there always seems to be rockfall if there are parties above on other routes (ie Skyline Traverse). Jun 8, 2009
Ross Exler
Denver, CO
 
Ross Exler   Denver, CO
 
Used this route to help several first timers break into leading. Beware, when you belay, stand down and right from the route. Rock fall at the base of this route is very common. Nov 9, 2010
ajtwoface
  5.7
ajtwoface  
  5.7
This is an interesting route that has a very defined crux. It has lots of rockfall from Skyline Traverse but makes for a good intermediate route. May 21, 2012
minquatrails
Lancaster PA
  5.5
minquatrails   Lancaster PA
  5.5
Make sure nobody is above you. Rockfall is a serious concern here. Oct 27, 2015
Ryan Foy
Belmont, NC
 
Ryan Foy   Belmont, NC
 
Great climb, great pro, I was skerred at the crux. Dec 11, 2015
Matthew Williams 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Matthew Williams 1   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Climbing guide says there are shuts at the top on the belay ledge, but there were actually two nice bolts, thanks! Easy rap from there back down the face (essentially down "Dropzone" - left of Candy Corner. Nov 14, 2016
Is this a good route for self belaying? Is there easy access to rappel down to build an anchor? Jul 18, 2017
Bryan Eyers
Rockville, MD
  5.5
Bryan Eyers   Rockville, MD
  5.5
Anchors are on a ledge to the left when the corner ends, a little above eye level and slightly recessed. Alternatively, climb the 15 ft slab right to a bigger ledge and access Skyline Traverse. May 28, 2018
Slartibartfast
Magrathea
 
Slartibartfast   Magrathea
 
If you're a new leader, you gotta love corner climbs. This isn't necessarily the easiest early lead at Seneca, but lots of hands-free stances mean you can place as much gear as you want and then some. Jun 16, 2018

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