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Upper Broadway 


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Description 

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?)


Getting There 

Upper Broadway can be reached from the east face trail or by scrambling from lower Broadway


Climbing Season


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',7],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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 Upper Broadway:
Windy Corner   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Conn's East   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Dirty Old Man   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 155'   
Conn's East Lieback Variation   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Soler   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   
Conn's East Direct   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Alcoa Presents   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 50'   
Frosted Flake   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 100'   
High Test   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 120'   
Castor   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pollux   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 45'   
Orangeaid   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Hidden Assets   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Nip and Tuck   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 125'   
Spock's Brain   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Low Octane   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
Terra Firma Homesick Blues   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Changling   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Carpenter makes the moves on pitch 2 of Soler.

Soler 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  WV : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway
The second pitch of this climb is one of the most classic pitches at Seneca! Amazingly, it was first done in 1951! P1: Climb the wide corner/flake sytem to reach a left trending ramp. The first 30 feet can be a bit runout unless you have very large gear. However, with modern camming units, there is gear that can be found in the flake if you search hard for it. Don't let people scare you off because of the tales of runout here. You will be well rewarded by doing the entire route. P2: Cli...[more]   Browse More Classics in WV

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