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Submitted By: furrymurry on Oct 20, 2008
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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


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.