This double peak rises above the NOrth Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac across from Seneca Creek and U.S. Route 33. The North Peak is separated from the South Peak by the Gunsight. Both summits are made of rather thin flakes of quartzite.
|Best months for climbing:||Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct|
|First successful climber(s):||Snowbird|
|Nearest major airport:||Pittsburgh|
Thanks to Mark de Saint-Rat for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 7 trip reports for Seneca Rocks.
Select any entry from the list below:
- Log #20565 - by Karen on Dec 31, 2006My brother and I climbed Old Ladies' Route (5.2). This climb is the easiest path to the South Peak summit. There are 3 pitches. It was my first real outdoor climb.
- Log #13552 - by Tan Jee Tien on May 12, 2003This is where it all began for me w/ the CMU rock climbers club.
- Log #13554 - by Jodie and Ray Weber on Nov 05, 2002We climb at Seneca often...have reached the South Peak summit via several routes...our favorite is Ecstacy to Greenwall to the summit...many pitches of GREAT climbing.
- Log #13555 - by
Bob & Cindy Kurziak on Nov 04, 2002Started out on Le Gormet folloewed by Front C. Both great routes and yes Seneca is verticle! People are very helpful. Cons West is kind of sand bagged at 5.4. Candy corner is fantastic, the step...
- Log #13556 - by larry warych on Feb 04, 2001It is as beautiful as it looks in the pictures.Summit ridge very exposed lots of fun dont look down.Jay wish you were here.maybe next year.
- Log #13557 - by Travis Sutton Byrd on Dec 20, 2000First and only time to Seneca. Everything they say is true-- it is big, and it does feel western (but not as forgiving as Lumpy, in my opinion). We did Soler and it scsared the shit out of me.
- Log #13558 - by Jason on Dec 04, 2000Summit useing "Old Ladies Route" 5.3-5.4.