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Looking out of the cave towards the South Pillar.


Overhung sport climbing respite from the traditional ethic of the rest of Seneca. Some hard, well-bolted lines on generally sound rock. Gets some sun in the morning, but on hot days is a good place to seek shelter from the sun. Rarely see another party.

Getting There 

Prominent cave on the South End, visible from the road on the walk in.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cave:
Predator   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
The Threat   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Threat

The Threat 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : The Cave
Interesting and thoughtful climbing down low leads to some a powerful crux and big moves up high on the cleaner face. Definitely worth doing for the 5.12 climber looking to break out of the funky trad mold of a typical Seneca day....[more]   Browse More Classics in West Virginia

Photos of The Cave Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Panorama--good place to be on a rainy day
Panorama--good place to be on a rainy day
Rock Climbing Photo: The cave from the right side.
The cave from the right side.
Rock Climbing Photo: To hide from a passing rainstorm, we took shelter ...
To hide from a passing rainstorm, we took shelter ...

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By Ted Bjorklund
Oct 28, 2012
Left a pair of la sportiva miuras near the cave entrance...pretty new, size 40. Please send me a message if you found them, or are going there soon.

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