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Description 

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 Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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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The Threat <br />

The Threat 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  WV : 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 WV

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To hide from a passing rainstorm, we took shelter in the Cave. Tim decided to try The Predator. He managed to make his way to the top, though it wasn't very pretty:)
To hide from a passing rainstorm, we took shelter ...
Panorama--good place to be on a rainy day
Panorama--good place to be on a rainy day
Looking out of the cave towards the South Pillar.
Looking out of the cave towards the South Pillar.

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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.