Upper Broadway Rock Climbing
The final scramble to gain Upper Broadway
Upper Broadway is located on a sunny series of ledges below the east face. In general the rock is less featured than the West Face. Most of the routes are 5.7 or harder. Classic routes include Conns East (5.6), Soler (5.7), ALCOA Presents (5.8), Frosted Flake (5.9), Castor (5.10a), Pollux(5.10a), and Spock's Brain (5.11b?)
Upper Broadway can be reached from the east face trail or by scrambling from lower Broadway
Weather station 6.2 miles from here
33 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',22],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Broadway
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Broadway:
Soler 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Pollux 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 45'
Castor 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Orangeaid 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Low Octane 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Featured Route For Upper Broadway
Castor 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a West Virginia
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According to the guide book the crux is in the first 15 feet. That being said the next 30 feet or so is not easy either.The routes goes up a nice finger/hand crack for about 45 feet. After the large ledge the route contiunes up a right facing corner (5.8?) finishing on the Conn's East Ledge (Below Alcoa Presents)....[more] Browse More Classics in West Virginia
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